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'It was a last-minute change, but a good one.'
Bologna - The Sandwich
Back to The Present - I
Tags:bored, bore, bores, boring, paper pusher, paper pushers, office drone, office drones, work, works, worker, workers, escapism, escapist, desk, desks, office desk, office desks, blockbuster, blockbusters, summer blockbuster, summer blockbusters, title, titles, job title, job titles, present, presents, middle manager, middle managers, middle management, listless, doldrums, office job, office jobs, white collar job, white collar jobs, dissatisfied, dissatisfaction, summer movie, summer movies
"That's Doctor Tambourine Man."
"I'm really excited about this opportunity, but I'm hoping there's room to negotiate the title? What about 'Rises-to-the-Occasions-Mary?', or 'Cool-Under-Pressure-Mary?'
Tags:mary, virgin mary, gabriel, angel gabriel, angel, angels, message from god, messages from god, nativity, nativity story, birth of christ, christianity, title, titles, job title, job titles, impressive job titles, embarrassing job titles, negotiate, negotiates, negotiation, promotion, opportunity, opportunities
"I only see the tech guru and the financial wizard. No sign of the systems ninja."
Tags:business, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, executive, executives, exec, execs, manager, managers, management, office, offices, office life, employee, employees, worker, workers, financial wizard, financial wizards, wizard, wizards, tech guru, tech gurus, guru, gurus, wiseman, wisemen, wise man, wise men, ninja, ninjas, systems ninja, systems ninja, it, i.t., information technology, department, departments, technology, computer, computers, title, titles, invisible, invisibility, word play, wordplay
"I suppose we have Judge Judy to thank for all this."
"It's nothing, really, Mr. Phelps. I had just never heard of a place called the Prussian Tea Room before."
Tags:coordinator, coordinators, office assistant, office assistants, secretary, secretaries, waiting room, waiting rooms, title, titles, job title, job titles, job, jobs, patient, patience, wait, waits, waiting, visitor, visitors, visiting, visit, visits, guest, guests, guest coordinator, guest coordinators
"Why, James. James the Munificent. How good it is to hear from you."
Tags:king, kings, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royals, royalty, royal family, title, titles, moniker, monikers, royal title, royal titles, telephone call, telephone calls, phone call, phone calls, call, calls, phone line, munificent, bountiful, generous, generosity, diplomacy, diplomat, diplomats, international diplomacy
"'Article I. Section 9. Claus B. No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States' - we gotta change that."
'I was just given more responsibility. Now I am not only responsible for corporate mumbo but also for corporate jumbo.'
"A name is a meaningless societal construct and mine is Queen Flealizabeth the Furred."
Tags:the naming of cats, t. s. eliot, name, names, societal construct, societal constructs, construct, constructs, cat, cats, cat lover, cat lovers, cat owner, cat owners, kitty, kitties, cat person, cat people, bad name, bad names, embarrassing name, embarrassing names, fancy name, fancy names, title, titles
King glaring at a map labelled "Mine" and "Theirs"
Tags:king, kings, royal, royalty, royals, monarch, monarchs, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, kingdom, kingdoms, empire, empires, land, lands, property, properties, claim, claims, land claim, land claims, property claim, property claims, map, maps, geography, government, governments, border, borders, real estate, land survey, land surveys, title, titles, mine, theirs, vanity, vain, ego, possessive, possession, possessions, jealous, jealousy, greed, greedy
"This is Dave, my friend plus."
'It's just a temporary title until the staff gets to know you.'
'He doesn't like to be called an Optometrist. He prefers the title 'Visionary'!'
"I'm afraid we have no Grand Panjandrum as such. What we have is a Mr. Kemnitzer."
Tags:advertising, advert, adverts, advertisement, advertisements, ad, ads, brand, brands, branding, title, titles, modern life, modern times, marketing, label, labels, labelling, generic, generic products, copyright, copyright law, copyright laws, copyright restriction, copyright restrictions, censorship, self censor, self-censor, self-censorship
Rhonda P. Clewson- Cat Person
Tags:cat person, cat people, cat, cats, pet cat, pet cats, pet, pets, offices, office worker, office workers, office door, office doors, titles, title, door, doors, catflap, catflaps, cat flap, cat flaps, mad cat woman, mad cat women, pet door, pet doors, cat owner, cat owners, pet owner, pet owners, job title, job titles
"Do me a favor, Harlow. When you greet me, stop saying 'Hello, big spender!'"
Tags:usa, us, deficits, deficit, congress, recession, big, spender, spenders, spending, budget, budgets, over, spend, deficit, agency, agencies, spending, policy, policies, management, title, titles, name, names, committee, committees, reduced, reduction, image, impressions, portray, budget reduction, budget cut, budget cuts
"There goes your knighthood."
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Four Weddings and a Funeral and a Bag of Popcorn and a Coke