Friday Funny Articles

Each week, FacilityBlog features one article (at least!) that takes a look at the lighter side of business, either directly or indirectly, as it relates to facility management and commercial real estate. Issues of morale, workplace humor, and comic relief are highlighted here. (Articles from the Weird Wednesday feature are also found here.)

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Engineering A Sense Of Humor, Revisited

Back in August 2008, I posted a collection of engineering jokes which is still one of FacilityBlog's most popular posts to date. Here are some more funny stories and jokes about engineers, planners, project managers, and the rest of the people involved in that...Read More...

Special congratulations to the national winners at Foothill Elementary School who collected a grand total of 81,741 pounds!

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Best Bowl Of All—The Recycle-Bowl!

More than 1,500 schools mark the third annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl® competition; 6.4 million pounds of recyclables...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Conference Call Nightmare

This amusing video from Leadercast captures all of the really annoying things about conference calls..."struggling with your access code, the dropped calls, the person on mute, the person not paying any attention, and of course everyone talking over everyone...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Angry Janitors!

ISSA has introduced a new mobile game, Angry Janitors, a free app designed to educate players on hygiene awareness while keeping them engaged and entertained. Are you keen enough on workplace cleaning to earn a Golden...Read More...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monk-E-Mail

Since Monk-e-Mail first launched in January of 2006, more than 50 million visitors have experienced what AdAge called the “third greatest human achievement, after only democracy and velcro.”...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Making Work Into A Laughing Matter

These funny quotes and sayings about work, jobs, and bosses will free your mind from the...Read More...

Gray Matters

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Lighter Side Of Surviving In Today’s Workplace

Gray Matters starts with the basics and then moves on to cover more complex issues like the Seven Deadly Workplace Sins: exhaustion, anger, surrender, obsolescence, incompetence, withdrawal, and...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Outrageous Excuses

CareerBuilder’s Annual Study reveals that three in 10 workers go to work sick to save sick days for when they’re feeling...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: SimCity…For Buildings!

User interfaces in intelligent buildings are taking the lead from the computer gaming...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Are Dirty Restrooms Bad For Business?

Three-fourths of consumers believe a bad restroom indicates poor...Read More...