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A faulty part from an independent supplier leads to the creation of a multibillion-dollar sports medicine profession.
'If this ever stops running, just smack it here a bunch of times and it should start right up.'
"Very well, Carter, you've proven my theory faulty—let it go at that!"
Tags:theory, theories, disprove, disproves, disproving, hypothesis, hypotheses, scientist, scientists, scientific, academic, academics, immature, immaturity, faulty, faulty theory, faulty theories, dunce, dunces, mock, mocks, mocking, mockery, ridicule, ridicules, ridiculing, humiliate, humiliates, humiliating, humiliation, humiliations, public humiliation, mathematician, mathematicians, professor, professors, bad winner, bad winners, competitive, competitiveness, competition, juvenile
'Yes... Now I see - no pocket. So perhaps the glove is defective.'
Tags:baseball, base ball, player, players, glove, gloves, sporting goods, sporting equipment, glove pocket, glove pockets, return, returns, returning, returned, defect, defects, defective, fault, faults, faulty, faulted, customer, customers, rubbish, useless, bring back, brings back, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
Tags:fashions, mens fashion, mens fashions, men's fashion, men's fashions, tie, ties, necktie, neckties, suit, suits, modern life, impracticable, impracticality, tie roll, tie rolls, first world problems, business wear, business dress, business attire, neck tie, neck ties, illogical, storage, storage solution, storage solutions, tie roller case, tie roller cases, fault, faulty
'Chair goes up!' - 'Chair goes down!' - 'Chair gets stuck.'
"This one is broken."
Man invents the recall.
Male office worker with 'out of order' sign attached to him.
Midlife Crises of Appliances.
Tags:midlife, mid-life, mid life, mid life crisis, crisis, appliance, appliances, tech, technology, modern, modern life, modernity, crises, vcr, video, video player, dishwasher, dishwashers, blender, blenders, furniture, electronics, electronic, age, aging, aged, time, father time, time goes by, things fall apart, broke, broken, break, breaking, breaks, fault, faulty, changes, changing, change, frustration, frustrated
'At least it pops up NOW.'
"IOU 1 BAGEL."
Tags:breakfast, mornings, food, toaster, toasters, toast, making toast, burn, burnt, burned, burning, smoke, smoking, iou, i.o.u., i owe you, bagel, bagels, kitchen, kitchens, appliance, appliances, faulty, broken, rogue, uncooperative, useless, overcooked, burnt toast, burnt bagel, burned toast, burned bagel, ruined, bad day
'Someone set a slinky going. Until it stops you'll have to use the stairs.'
'Yup, I think mine are broke too.'
Insert 50 cents for absolutely nothing.
"When you have a moment, could you take a look at the paper shredder? It seems to have gotten jammed!"
Tags:shred, shreds, shredding, shredded, shredder, shredders, stationery, office equipment, jams, jam, jamming, jammed, rip, rips, ripping, ripped, office worker, paper, papers, shirt, shirts, tear, tears, tearing, torn, tie, ties, office manager, office managers, fault, faults, faulty, broken, malfunction, malfunctions, malfunctioning, malfunctioned
'He loves me...he loves me not...he loves me...hey, this flower is missing a petal!'
Tags:vending machine, vendor, vender, vendors, venders, vending, vended, vends, popcorn, peanuts, crackerjack, cracker jack, stadium, stadiums, game, games, the game, gaming, match, matching, faulty, fault, broken, broke, unreliable, reliable, machine, machines, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
Testing dog whistles.
'I'm bringing it into the pit! The DVD player conked out in the middle of 'Little Miss Sunshine'.'
Tags:car, cars, auto, autos, automobile, automobiles, nascar, race, races, racing, racer, racers, raced, pit, pits, pitting, pitted, pitstop, pitstops, pit stop, pit stops, dvd, dvd player, dvd players, electronic, electronics, fault, faults, faulty, faulted, annoy, annoys, annoyed, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
'And why do you want a refund on that calendar?'
'Only $5, but it's stuck on full volume.'