Category: Language & Words


Needs Better Protection From Those Kinds Of Slips

, | Winona, MN, USA | At The Checkout, Language & Words, Rude & Risque

(I’m the embarrassed employee in this incident. I am taking orders on the counter and feeling kind of tired when a good looking guy comes up to order.)

Guy: “Can I get a [combo meal]?”

Me: “Would you like a medium or large condom, COMBO, oh, my god, I’m sorry.”

(I was so bright red and I just thank goodness he didn’t laugh at me.)



| MO, USA | Bad Behavior, Employees, Language & Words

Me: “Thank you for calling [Pizza Place]. Will this be delivery or carryout?”

Caller: *to someone in the background* “Ya’ll need to shut the h*** up! Seriously, ya’ll need to calm the f*** down! Little f******! G*****n it!” *to me* “Hello? You there?”

Me: “Um, yes?”

Caller: *laughs* “Sorry about that. I’m at work. Ya’ll deliver to [Daycare]?”


That Phrase Failed

| IA, USA | Coworkers, Language & Words

(In the ‘accidentally coining a phrase’ department:)

Email: *from colleague* “This project failed through the cracks.”