Thursday, May 5, 2011

Overheard in the newsroom: Super special Thursday edition

"HR saying 'I don't like the way you are holding that banana'."
-On how a recent workplace crackdown on dress codes might escalate

"You scrape the ice off the windshield with your maxed-out credit cards."
-On how whenever we talk about how it sucks to live here, we console ourselves with thoughts of extreme weather and paying taxes

"This is the least-weird cake I've had since moving here."
-Because cake in the UAE is mostly just wrong.

2 comments:

Duffy said...

how is the cake wrong?

Ann Marie McQueen said...

It's just not delicious. Either too heavy or too light or dry. Odd icing. It's like they don't know how to make it. It's actually a good thing - I am never tempted by bakeries. :)