Friday, March 4, 2011
I made a senior citizen angry
So part of my job is doing calculations for proposed buildings and putting these calculations into reports to be submitted to the city. A couple of weeks ago I completed some calculations for a retirement facility and then earlier this week I gave those calculations to the designer of the building, who happens to be my officemate (OM). 2 days later, he needed the calculations and couldn't find them. This is how that conversation went yesterday:
OM: Where are those calculations you did for me?
Me: I gave them to you the other day.
OM: Well I can't find them.
Me: I don't know but I don't have them.
[OM walks over to my desk and starts trying to look through papers on my desk]
Me: Quit looking at the stuff on my desk. Your calculations aren't there.
OM: [Slightly aggitated] Well would you mind looking on your desk for them because I can't find them?
Me: No I will not look for them because I know I gave them to you.
OM: [Officially angry with me] Well that is an interesting way of putting it. [Starting to yell at me] Well if they aren't on my desk (points at desk) and they aren't here (points at table) and they aren't here (points at chair) and I didn't take them home then WHERE ARE THEY?
Me: I don't know because I gave them to you.
At this point, the OM is pretty pissed off at me. He storms around. About ten minutes later, I hear this:
OM: I found them.
They were on his table.
Me: I figured you would because I knew you had them.
OM: Well it's not that I didn't believe you.
Me: It sure sounds like it because you were getting pretty pissy with me.
He hasn't spoken to me since.
Hooray for Friday!!
Love, Mrs. Janney
Posted by Natalie | Mrs. Janney | at 2:58 PM