While many prefer the comfort and quiet of working in an office to, say, a dangerous job in harsh conditions, it still comes with its fair share of oddities, annoyances, and brutal interactions. Enjoy Twitter’s best quips and wisecracks about some of the most First World problems out there.
What really helps you get by in the office:— Akshar (@AksharPathak) February 12, 2015
Learning things from co-workers: 5%
What you learned in college: 1%
The problem with teaching a man to fish is that eventually somebody will microwave that fish in the work break room.— mark (@TheCatWhisprer) January 12, 2015
my boss: [whispering into my coffin] "you haven't submitted your timesheet"— k e i t h 🐤🥔 (@KeetPotato) February 3, 2016
A girl named Ruth quit working at our office. I've been referring to the office as "ruthless" since then. People are pissed.— gerry hall (@gerryhallcomedy) June 30, 2015
Adorable idea. Colleagues have been writing names on their food in the office fridge. I am currently eating a yoghurt called Debbie— Mrs Joshua Homme (@FussySaffa) March 24, 2010
How my appraisal went this year. pic.twitter.com/iSbrba3ZUL— Jahanvi (@intrinsiclutter) April 5, 2016
A secret rendezvous…— Aimee Helene (@AimeeHelene1) December 29, 2015
But it's me, alone, in the snack closet at work.
When you're getting along with your coworker then they take it too far & hit the "we should hangout outside of work" pic.twitter.com/pmJf8i48Gs— SoonSun (@SoonSun_) December 27, 2015
I told all my colleagues at work that I have a twin so that when I see them in public I don't have to talk to them.— Sweet Slips (@Ndeshi_M) May 14, 2015
We all have this colleague who, we hope, quits his job so everyone in the office is happy. If you don't know any such person, quit your job.— camardard pnkj 🇮🇳 (@AskThePankazzzz) May 15, 2014
BOSS: You ok?— Getting Some Rest (@InternetHippo) February 10, 2016
ME: Yeah, why?
BOSS: You have a sign that says “2 Days Without Being Annoyed”
[maintaining eye contact, I change it to 0]
we all had to sign a card for a coworker thats retiring and i just wrote "please take me with you" in it— rap game glenna (@glenna_opt) June 20, 2012