Thursday, July 9, 2009

I should be banned from all staff meetings.

I'm usually pretty quiet in staff meetings. I keep my comments to myself until after when the little groups break apart into their more intimate bitch sessions. Today was another story. I had serious difficulty in keeping my comments to myself today when it came to discussing the merger/layoffs. Granted they were whispered to my friend sitting next to me, but still.....

Co-worker: I wonder what kind of morale booster they will have.

Me: cattle prod.

Co-worker: I'm sure they could come up with a really nice morale booster.

Me: oh...scented cattle prod.

She started rolling & I was laughing so hard I drooled on the table. Everyone else in the meeting was wondering what was wrong with us, especially when she got up to get me a tissue to wipe the table. Cuz no one wants to put their hands in someone else's spit, no matter how funny the joke was that caused it to be there. I think the department head was glad for the 5 weeks where I missed the staff meetings.

1 comments:

Stephanie said...

I guess if you are going to be banned I will be banned with you since it was my fault that you were laughing. Oh that would be so horrible to be banned for the boring and ridicules meetings. I am all for it. Than we can cause trouble while they are in the meeting.