Popular, This Music Is Not Popular

, , , | Working | November 6, 2015

(I work as a technician in avionics and I’m currently the only woman in the shop. People frequently choose to listen to music while they work, but because the machines are so loud, we usually have to turn the volume all the way up, which means that anybody nearby can also hear it. I’m listening to the soundtrack to the musical ‘Wicked,’ and it’s just a few songs in when…)

Coworker: “Hey, [My Name]?”

Me: “Yes?”

Coworker: “How about we make a compromise.” *pause* “You can listen to ANYTHING but this.”

Me: *trying not to laugh* “Not a fan of musical theatre?”

Coworker: *shaking his head* “Nope.”

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