Should Have Clocked Much Earlier

| Working | June 14, 2016

Boss: “[Coworker], I need you to deliver this document to [Other Company]. They’re just across the road from Clock House railway station.”

(That’s about a 20-minute journey, so factoring in waiting times Coworker should be back in an hour or so. In fact he shows up three hours later.)

Boss: “Coworker, what took you so long?”

Coworker: “Sorry, [Boss], I got a bit lost.”

Boss: “Lost? But [Other Company]’s office is directly opposite the train station.”

Coworker: “Yeah, but it turns out I got off at the wrong station.”

Boss: “You forgot what station you wanted?”

Coworker: “Well, I remembered that the name had “Clock” in it, and the train pulled in at a station with a big clock…”

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