The Pain of Working Globally


Every now and then you overhear something in the office place that just makes you laugh – often times because it’s out of context, is a simple mistunderstanding, or is just two people conversing at their “finest.”

Well OverheardintheOffice is a site dedicated to things:

The Pain of Working Globally

Boss: Call England and find out what time it is.
Assistant: Call who in England? England is 5 hours ahead of us, so it’s 4:17 there.
Boss: Can you please listen to what I have to say and just call England? I need to be sure.
Assistant, two minutes later: I called England, and it’s 4:19.
Boss: See, it pays to double check. You were 2 minutes off.

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