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Funny story: Cul De Sac Jobs Becoming Increasingly Popular

Cul De Sac Jobs Becoming Increasingly Popular

While the "dead-end" job has historically received a bad rap, a new variety of employment known as the "cul de sac" position has become increasingly popular, offering low stress and a reliably low income with no opportunity for advancement in a quiet...

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Funny story: Introvert Gets in Amazing Shape Avoiding Elevator Small Talk

Introvert Gets in Amazing Shape Avoiding Elevator Small Talk

The physical fitness of Kim Berry, an introvert living in New York City, has skyrocketed as a result of walking up and down at least 67 flights of stairs every day in order to avoid feeling pressured to make small talk in elevators. "It's not eas...

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Funny story: 7 tips on how to be a better employee

7 tips on how to be a better employee

Do you have a job? Would you like one? Here are some handy tips on making sure you don't lose your next job too quickly. Know the toilets On your induction on your first day, you should be shown where the toilets are, as well as how to use the fl...

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Funny story: Man Delayed Going To Work Hoping For Some Catastrophic Natural Disaster

Man Delayed Going To Work Hoping For Some Catastrophic Natural Disaster

A man who hates going to work has told how he delayed going in this morning in the hope that some natural catastrophe such as an earthquake, hurricane, typhoon, monsoon, Biblical flood, volcanic eruption, or fireball from space might save him the bot...

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Funny story: Introvert Humiliatingly Reveals Personal Detail during Casual Conversation with Coworker

Introvert Humiliatingly Reveals Personal Detail during Casual Conversation with Coworker

In a classic but humiliating case of too much information, introvert Kelly Hayden of New York City inadvertently revealed a personal detail in the course of a casual conversation with a coworker. "He was talking about belonging to the Y," explaine...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Finds Asking About People's Babies Highly Effective Way of Procrastinating at Work

Nashville Man Finds Asking About People's Babies Highly Effective Way of Procrastinating at Work

Curtis Johnson, a 27-year-old professional who prides himself on working smart but definitely not hard, stumbled upon a highly effective means of procrastinating at work when, a little while before a big department meeting at which Curtis was expecte...

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Funny story: Introvert Debates Getting Hit by Bus to Avoid Convo with Coworker

Introvert Debates Getting Hit by Bus to Avoid Convo with Coworker

Angela Bishop, an introvert living in Nashville, Tennessee, was disconcerted to realize that she'd exited her work building at noon right behind her coworker Matt Moffat, and, unless she darted across the street just ahead of the city bus now bearing...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Notices God Kind of a Deadbeat In His Life

Nashville Man Notices God Kind of a Deadbeat In His Life

Ben Tuttle was happy for his friend Lance Johnson, who quit a tiresome, ill-paying grind of a job without any sort of backup plan, and then, just before his landlord was about to begin eviction proceedings, was offered a position out of the blue at h...

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Funny story: Woman Unsuccessfully Tries to Become Less Annoying

Woman Unsuccessfully Tries to Become Less Annoying

After overhearing one of her coworkers call her annoying, Tara Schmidt of Nashville, Tennessee, made a diligent effort to directly address the situation and mitigate her reputation, but met with little success. "It was disappointing," said Tara of...

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Funny story: Outwardly Sympathetic Coworkers Privately Feel Woman Should Be Over Her Dead Cat by Now

Outwardly Sympathetic Coworkers Privately Feel Woman Should Be Over Her Dead Cat by Now

Lucie Farrell received a great deal of sympathy from her coworkers immediately following the unexpected death of her 12-year-old feline companion, Luke, but after several weeks had passed, most of them agreed amongst themselves that she really ought...

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Funny story: Neocons Dismayed to Realize New "Public Charge" Rule Means Immigrants May Take Jobs Americans Actually Want

Neocons Dismayed to Realize New "Public Charge" Rule Means Immigrants May Take Jobs Americans Actually Want

While neoconservatives initially applauded President Donald Trump's new "public charge" rule, tying green card eligibility to immigrants' financial resources and education levels, they were dismayed to subsequently realize that the new law means that...

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Funny story: Unemployed Man Rebrands as Free Spirit

Unemployed Man Rebrands as Free Spirit

To assist his ailing social life, 33-year-old Lewis Largo, a former technical consultant who's struggled to find work since being laid off from financial services giant Ernst & Young almost four years ago, decided to rebrand from "out of work" to...

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Funny story: Man Spent All Day Digging A Trench, Only To Have To Fill It In Again When His Wife Said It Was In The Wrong Place

Man Spent All Day Digging A Trench, Only To Have To Fill It In Again When His Wife Said It Was In The Wrong Place

A man who decided he would 'knuckle down' and do some 'hard graft' on Saturday, spent all day digging a trench in his back garden, only to have to fill it in again when his wife arrived home and told him it was in the wrong place. Moys Kenwood, 56...

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Funny story: Woman's Office Attire Reaches New Level of Bland

Woman's Office Attire Reaches New Level of Bland

Kate Lipscomb of Nashville, Tennessee, takes great care to present an inoffensive, uncontroversial appearance at the healthcare company where she works - and she succeeded beyond her wildest dreams last Tuesday, when coworkers reported that her attir...

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Funny story: New York Woman Ostracized for Not Liking Puppy Videos

New York Woman Ostracized for Not Liking Puppy Videos

"I'm really more of a cat person," said Lisa Hayes, ineffectually attempting to justify her lack of appreciation for the latest adorable YouTube puppy video being circulated around the office. "Besides, doesn't anyone else have any work to do?" Ha...

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Funny story: Homo Sapien Objects to Being Treated like an Animal

Homo Sapien Objects to Being Treated like an Animal

Carl Freeman, a 43-year-old Homo sapien inhabiting Nashville, Tennessee, objected to being treated like an animal at the Amazon shipping center where he works. "Management sees us as mere commodities," said an irate Carl regarding the attitude the...

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Funny story: New York Man Finally Catches on that Coworker Isn't Talking to Him

New York Man Finally Catches on that Coworker Isn't Talking to Him

It took a while, but Trace Nelson of New York City eventually realized that his coworker Jennifer Friedman had been pointedly ignoring him for over six months. "I think I must have accidentally offended her in some way," said Trace. "No clue how,...

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