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Random question

Posted by Jo on Friday, January 28, 2011, In : Overheard in the library 
Student: "Have you got a northerner yet?"
Me: "Pardon?"
Student "A northerner. That writes books."
Student gestures towards my fundraising poster for an author visit...
Me:"Oh, an author!"
Student: "Yes, that's what I meant. An orphan."
Bless 'em.

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Overheard in the library...

Posted by Jo on Thursday, October 7, 2010, In : Overheard in the library 
Oranges are not known for their ability to tessellate.
- Max
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Unusual reference request of the week...

Posted by Jo on Thursday, April 15, 2010, In : Overheard in the library 
Have you got a pair of scissors so I can undo the leather thongs?
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Overheard in the library...

Posted by Jo Sennitt on Tuesday, November 24, 2009, In : Overheard in the library 
During a debate about the merits of recycling.... "You can't recycle your head into a Norwegian."
During a creative writing group.... "The ostrich attacked the crocodile. I tickled the farmer."
What can I say, it's been a random day!
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Overheard in the library...

Posted by Jo on Thursday, May 7, 2009, In : Overheard in the library 
Two boys leaving the library today - "It's like Blockbusters for books, innit?"
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Random Moments

Posted by Jo on Monday, April 20, 2009, In : Overheard in the library 
Charlie enters the library, comes to my desk and breaks into a chorus of "I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts" which he then produces from his rucksack...
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Random moment

Posted by Jo on Tuesday, March 3, 2009, In : Overheard in the library 
Overheard in the library today from a student: "Aha, there's the ceiling!" in a triumphant voice with accompanying pointing upwards...
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Overheard in the library...

Posted by Jo on Friday, January 23, 2009, In : Overheard in the library 
Of the SLA's inspirational quote from Barack Obama poster displayed in the library:
-Who's that guy?
-Isn't he Martin Luther King?
-Thought he was dead?
Priceless!
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