May 18, 2007

Funny 'Cause It's True ...

A person could do worse than to get their news from Jon Stewart and their life preparedness training from The Onion.

Rhetorical Pleasantry Elicits 45-Minute Response:

A casual greeting, delivered offhandedly by operations consultant Adam Harding, 27, triggered a 45-minute response from 32-year-old executive assistant Peter Sullivan on Monday.

According to Harding, his five-word pleasantry, reportedly "Hey man, how's it going?" was merely intended to acknowledge the physical presence of his colleague. Yet Harding, who has been employed by Morgan Consulting Partners since November, quickly found himself in an overly personal, seemingly unending one-sided conversation with Sullivan in a narrow hallway. ...

Posted by natasha at May 18, 2007 05:42 PM | Humor | Technorati links |