Blog Profile / Passive-Aggressive Notes


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Archived Since:February 12, 2009

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On Wednesdays we wear pink

Our submitter in Chicago found these notes were in her son’s 8th grade autograph book. “Only a few other students are going to the same high school that my son will be attending,” she writes. “These two girls are part of that group and seem eager to get on to the next year of flame-throwing. [...]

Rotten heel!

One of Allison’s coworkers recently became convinced that one of the evening janitors had it in for her shoes — different shoes. On multiple occasions. “Needless to say,” Allison says, “she didn’t last much longer.”   related: Or I will CUT YOU

The ultimate grandparent guilt trip

“I haven’t had a close relationship with my grandparents since I graduated from college 14 years ago,” writes Lindsay in Nashville. “I only see them a couple of times a year, so it’s typically pretty awkward when we get together. I have nothing against them, but they haven’t been involved with my life in so [...]

Kiss my carbon footprint!

Writes our submitter in Cambridge, UK: “There’s a master’s student living in our shared student house — the kind who lives off hemp protein and lentils. Anyway, the house has an hallway running through the middle, with his room on one side and a landing on the other. This note appeared on the landing the other [...]

A bit of a spat over the pitter-patter of little feet

Holly in Glendale, Arizona says her one-year-old daughter just learned how to walk, and (as toddlers do)  enjoys toddling around the apartment. Holly and her husband have tried explaining this to the downstairs neighbors, to no avail. “They bang on the ceiling, which scares the living sht out of my little girl,” Holly says, and [...]

It’s a great day…to move out of the house!

Alexandria in Australia says that the card she got from her parents on her 18th birthday (below) “is a pretty good summary of my formative years.” Dear Alexandra, I think this card expresses the fact that, although we both love you very much we find it hard to say, just like you do. All the [...]

Cookie Trolls

Look out Keebler Elves, cookies have a new mascot… in Poland anyway, where Karolina spotted this note warning her and her fellow coworkers not to indulge in any mid-shift snacking. Arguably a bit severe, but hey, as Kristie from San Antonio let us know, when you say it with a cookie, you speak from the [...]

Scapegoat of the Sea

Joanna in Boston says this started with “have a blessed day,” and has continued to escalate from there. related: Fish cookies, anyone?

You may not be stylish or chic, but Mom loves you anyway

“My mom mistakenly picked up a birthday card for my sister’s graduation,” writes our submitter in Canada. “The real gold, of course, is in what she decided to cross out.” related: For the conditionally beautiful bride

Jock block

Michael in Las Vegas went to pick up his mail today and spotted this cocky little note: related: Your ultra charmin’ neighbor

Prison? Or the prison or hurt feelings? You decide.

Sarah in Philadelphia calls this note, from a much-beloved bookstall at the Reading Terminal Market, “the single most adorable and passive aggressive note I have ever read in my life.” Meanwhile, as Jenna shows us with this sign from an Albuquerque Antiques Mall, the “adorable” approach doesn’t work for everyone. related: May you get a [...]

Curious sign is curious

Any Portlanders know the story behind this sign? Our submitter, Sarah, is wondering, and now I am, too. related: raw chicken + orgasms = ?

Microwave Business: A Story of Teamwork

Writes our submitter in Washington, DC: “In my time at my job, the only real evacuations we’ve had are for the Virginia Earthquake, and, now, a microwave popcorn incident. While another floor was responsible, multiple members of my department took this as an opportunity to make statements about the frequent state of our very own [...]

A wife of noble character…does all the dishes?

Writes Julia, a student at an evangelical university in Indiana: “In our graduate student offices, there are more crusty dishes and microbial communities to be found than in the labs next door. After four weeks of mugs, oatmeal bowls and lunch containers had built up, one lad took the most effective course of action and [...]

You may work here, but you’re not my mother.

Pam works at an accounting firm in St. Louis, where, around tax time, it’s not unusual for people to pack all three meals. How did you think Joan’s vigilante food-safety policing went over? related: A bitter butter battle

The nicest possible way

Really? This is the nicest possible phrasing you could come up with? I mean, this guy even said please. (Thanks to Ben in Dallas and Allie in Orlando for submitting.)   related: Ice Box-ing

No, not the stink eye!

Writes our submitter in Leeds: “I enjoy the fact that a second piece of paper had to be added to express the full rage of this (presumably wet-footed) person.” related: Lift or Loo?

Pity the fool

Writes our submitter in Santa Rosa, CA: “Our office is full of people who like to take the last of the coffee and not take the time to brew a new pot. And not just on April Fool’s Day.” related: Coffee pot flowchart

Sweetums? Hey, sweetums?

Ian in Ontario was browsing in a used bookshop when he found this copy of one of Roger Hargreaves classic “Mister” books — complete with a gift inscription to the book’s previous owner. Adds Ian: “I can’t imagine why ‘sweetums’ didn’t want it anymore.”     related: Another book inscription that didn’t go too well

Taking the trash out with your junk out

Colette recently caught a glimpse of this note — though not the offender in question — in her U.K. apartment building. related: Be more private with yourself

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