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34-Year-Old Asks For Big Piece

MADISON, WI—Directing the server to the large square in the corner, local 34-year-old Matthew Hinke asked for a big piece of cake during a workplace birthday party, sources confirmed Tuesday.

Mom Produces Decorative Gift Bag Out Of Thin Air

LEXINGTON, MA—Conjuring the item into existence along with several sheets of perfectly coordinated tissue paper, local mother Caroline Wolfson, 49, reportedly produced a decorative gift bag out of thin air Tuesday within a mere fraction of a second of her daughter mentioning she needed to wrap a present.

Cake Just Sitting There

Take It

CHICAGO—Assuring you that there was nothing to worry about and not a soul around who would see you, sources confirmed Tuesday that a large piece of chocolate cake was just sitting there and that you should go ahead and take it.
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Everyone In Coffee Shop Can Tell Trainee A Goner

KIRKLAND, WA—Shaking their heads as they watched the man struggle to make correct change and overheard him botch back-to-back orders, every customer at local coffee shop The Daily Bean confided to reporters Friday they could tell the store’s newest trainee was a definite goner. “Yikes, this guy’s steamed milk technique is all over the place—that’s not going to fly,” said local accountant Elizabeth Delaney, looking on in a mixture of pity and annoyance as the doomed new hire spent a full minute aimlessly searching the back bar for the cafe’s almond flavoring syrup. “I’ve been here almost a half hour, and this guy still can’t even figure out how to get the credit card machine to work. Oh, geez, now he’s calling that woman back to the counter to make sure she said skim milk and not soy milk. I give this guy until the end of the day, tops.” At press time, everyone in line winced as a veteran employee made the trainee step aside while he just operated the espresso machine himself.

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