Friday, August 24, 2012

Worse Than The Ordinary Ignoramus

According to a US website called ‘Elite ProNet News, Construction News & Opportunities for Contractors’ (, these are supposedly authentic comments, taken from actual construction company employee performance appraisals. See anybody you know among them? 
  1. “I would not allow this employee to breed.”
  2. “Works well when under constant supervision and when cornered like a rat in a trap.”
  3. “When she opens her mouth, it seems that it is only to change feet.”
  4. “He would be out of his depth in a parking lot puddle.”
  5. “This young lady has delusions of adequacy.”
  6. “He sets low personal standards and then consistently fails to achieve them.”
  7. “This employee is depriving a village somewhere of an idiot.”
  8. “This employee should go far, and the sooner he starts, the better.”
  9. “Got a full 6-pack, but lacks the plastic thingy to hold it all together.”
  10. “A gross ignoramus — 144 times worse than an ordinary ignoramus.”
  11. “He doesn’t have ulcers, but he’s a carrier.”
  12. “I would like to go hunting with him sometime.”
  13. “He’s been working with glue too much.”
  14. “He would argue with a signpost.”
  15. “When his IQ reaches 50, he should sell.”
  16. “If he were any more stupid, he’d have to be watered twice a week.”
  17. “If you give him a penny for his thoughts, you’d get change.”
  18. “One neuron short of a synapse.
  19. “Some drink from the fountain of knowledge; he only gargled.”
  20. “Takes him 2 hours to watch ’60-Minutes’
Ernest Roper
Durban Regional Manager 


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