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: The Dirty Truth About Public Bathrooms

In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom... ...Read More...

Tom and Jerry.

Friday Funny: The Cats Take The Rats

Research shows 77% of Americans support humane treatment of feral cats. So is it feasible for businesses, factories, schools, and communities to tap into this furry feral resource to rat out another pesky... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Sick Again? Don’t Try These Excuses

One in four employers has caught an employee faking sick through social media, and one in five has fired an employee for calling in sick with a fake... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: What Did YOU Get From The Office For The Holidays?

Find out some of the most unusual holiday gifts exchanged at the... ...Read More...

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter with Santa hat.

Friday Funny: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas (With Facility Management Twist–Again!)

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with this retelling of the classic Christmas tale. Move over, Clement Clarke... ...Read More...

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter with Santa hat.

Friday Funny: How The Grinch Stole Christmas (With A Facility Management Twist)

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter displays his poetic talents in this tribute to the most unlikeable Dr. Seuss character. Who knew the Grinch was a facility... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Wasting Time Making Copies

New survey from Brother International Corporation reveals that companies with centralized copiers and printers can waste thousands of hours a... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: America’s Best Restroom Is A Natural

Popular Philly area public garden captures victory in Cintas' 13th annual potty... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Do Dress Down Friday Up Right

Crowdfunding has brought the world many "innovative" consumer goods it does NOT need, but this little goodie could very well be the best thing since sliced... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Jobs American Workers Fear Most

Cops and firefighters step aside. You don't have the scariest job in the world. Security guards at pop idol concerts have it worse, as do politicians, stand up comedians, kindergarten teachers, parents, and... ...Read More...