Conversation with a colleague at the office colour printer.
Gareth: I’m pioneering a revolutionary new way of backing up the website.
Hamish: Is it Subversion, by any chance?
Gareth: No. I’m printing out all the pages.
Hamish: Well, if my kids grow up not knowing what a rainforest is I’ll blame you!
I was only kidding!
Chatting with someone at work about coffee the other day.
Colleague: I used to make coffee for someone who just had a mug of hot water and three granules of instant coffee in it.
Gareth: That’s not coffee. That’s homeopathy!
I needed to buy tickets for the Alumni Carol Service, so decided it was just as quick to cross the lane into St Salvator’s Quad than to go upstairs, pop the form into an envelope and drop it into the internal mail.
Conversation went a bit like this:
Gareth: Hello, I’m from Business Improvements and …
Lady: Is that for the carol service?
Lady #2: Are you … Hamish?
Gareth: No, I’m Gareth
Lady #2: That’s what I meant
Gareth: Then yes, I’m Gareth.
Lady #1: Aren’t you … doing prayers for us?
Gareth: No, I’m preaching.
Lady #1: Then … you don’t need to buy a ticket.
Gareth: These are for my wife and her family. I just assumed I’d get in free