The Perils of Having a Window Office

An observant FrontBurnervian sent the following note with the subject heading: “Some Poor Mover Got Sooo Fired,” which is admittedly a better headline than the one I came up with. Here’s the note:

On the north side (I think) of the Fountain Place building downtown, about thirty floors up, there is half a desk hanging out of a very broken floor to ceiling window. Any FBvians work in that building that have heard anything?

I can totally see that scene as a cartoon panel just waiting for a New Yorker-style caption (or an anti-caption). Two generic-looking businessmen, hands on hips, looking at the perilously balanced office desk half-in, half-out. One of ’em says to the other one… (My answers — and yours — after the jump.)

–“I heard Thompson was switching to part-time, but this is ridiculous.” (Me)
–“His Windows crashed. Erased his entire desktop.” (Me)

–“So, I said to him, ‘We’re not supposed to throw ‘stones,’ so what made you think a desk was OK?'” (FrontBurnervian Tim)

–“I know our new paradigm is to think outside of the box, but come on Thompson!” (FrontBurnervian Pat)

–“When I assigned him to our new blue sky group, I thought he knew what I meant” (FrontBurnervian Mike)

–“And I heard she was worried about the company’s glass ceiling.”(FrontBurnervian W.B.)

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