Wednesday, May 11, 2011

At the office

I look at this Pearls before Swine strip where Rat wants a Prius because it's quiet and will let him run over people without being heard.

Officemate: "What's so funny?"

Me: "This strip about the Prius." I show him the strip.

Officemate: "Oh. That's not going to work anymore, they're adding a noise to the Prius so it's no longer silent."

Me: "Like what? Like playing cards through the spokes of a bicycle? Putt putt puttt putttt?"

Officemate: "I dunno. Maybe the sound of an ice cream truck."

Me: "No, that'd attract too many children. But maybe Dick Cheney would want it. When he's hungry."

Officemate: "You're a sick man."


-- Badtux the Snarky Penguin


  1. I have to admit, I was hoping that one byproduct of switching to electric cars would be a blessed lessening of the constant goddamn roaring traffic noise. Now I won't even get that. What is it with people that they have to surround themselves constantly with chatter and bedlam? BAH!

  2. I say bleak, morbid, cynical stuff like that at work all the time. My nurse colleagues glom it. Especially the ones in the psych ward. They might not always LIKE what I'm saying, but they're not as concrete-thinking and shocked by it. When you see people getting sick, having bad body functions and dying, you get that way.

  3. roflmao, thanks BadTux


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