You Have To Build On Your Understanding

, , , , | Right | August 9, 2018

(I work as a busboy in a restaurant. I’m at a table filling the water glasses.)

Customer: *reading the menu* “Oh, look, they have Bring Your Own Burger! You bring the meat in and they’ll cook it for you!”

(I start to laugh, thinking he’s joking.)

Customer: *glances at me* “Well, it says, ‘BYO Burger.’ Isn’t that what it means?”

Me: *realizing he’s serious, but still laughing* “No, sir, it means, ‘Build Your Own.'”

The Kind Of Birthday Gift You Need To Unwrap

, , , , , , | Working | February 23, 2018

(Our supervisor is making the schedule for the following week.)

Supervisor: “Monday is my birthday. I’m going to draw a balloon on that day.”

(She draws a small, crude picture of a balloon on the schedule.)

Me: “Looks more like a sperm.”

Supervisor: *grins* “Well, I hope I get that on my birthday, too!”