*Lill calls Jill at work*
Lill: I’m bored and I can’t even drink to feel better about myself because it’s not lunch yet.
Jill: What happened to your emergency bottle of vodka-Tang?
Lill: *Sigh* I had to give it to the IT guy in exchange for pulling down my firewall so I can watch inappropriate videos during teleconferences.
Jill: Right, cause god forbid you actually listen and contribute when there are cat videos to watch.
Lill: Well I was being productive until I got ordered back to my cubicle with a stack of budget reports to review.
Jill: Wait, you got reprimanded?! What the hell did you do – it’s only 10:30?!
Lill: *Sigh* When I walked into the board room for my 10am meeting I was greeted by a gaggle of prepubescent bubblegum chewing tweens – our new junior associates.
Lill: Pretty much my reaction as well…I began with an update on the deliverables due at the end of this month only to have them interrupt with texting under the table and a reference to Miley Cyrus’s recent engagement. I immediately lit into them – chastising them for being unprepared, unprofessional, and blatantly rude. I also threatened to fire them if such behaviour was repeated. Many of them began crying and one boy peed himself.
Jill: Well done.
Lill: I thought so too – until I found out that our meeting space had been moved and it was in fact ‘bring your kid to work day’…