"Comical Processing," features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work — by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.
Darned Engineers, all I wanted designed was as simple pair of gloves!
Honorable Mentions"These just arrived from corporate safety to help us improve our hand safety metric. You've been chosen to implement them throughout the plant. They want them in use in all areas by the end of the week." Submitted by Paul Hutcheson
"When I told you to "Get A Grip" IT WAS A METAPHOR !!" Submitted by Glenn Szafran
Other Submissions"That's not what I meant by 'Hands-On research management', Snodgrass!" Submitted by Robert Andrews
" Edward. . . Put your hands down. I'm not taking any questions right now." Submitted by Jim McDow; Augusta, Ga.
"What's your excuse? You can lift 2 barrels at a time, but you can't sign the employee confidentiality agreement?" Submitted by Kent Moraga
"'Get a grip!' I meant that figuratively, Norman." Submitted by Mohammed Salim Khan
"Arnold, I'm the terminator around here! " Submitted by Carl Collins; Huntsville, Ala.
"Murphy, I want you to check out the reports of people taking equipment home with them." Submitted by Joseph Barbanel
"So now we know what you get when you try to create the $6 million dollar man on a budget."Submitted by Gary Christie
"I'm sorry could you explain once again how this project is supposed to help our NANOROBOTICS program!" Submitted by Corky Botts
"Steve, I know I told you to get your hands around the situation but isn't this an over kill?"Submitted by Maria M. Ludvig
"What will be Personal Protective Equipment for this?" Submitted by Roberto Molina; Monterrey
"During your review I mentioned that you need to “Get a grip”. Now let’s talk about idioms. . . . "Submitted by Dane Overfield
"Jim I called you in here because I thought that you might have a better grasp of the problem. . . " Submitted by Mark Powell
"Harry, when we suggested that you add robotics arms, we meant to your plant floor." Submitted by Faith D., Cleveland, Ohio
"I'm afraid we're looking for someone with more of a hands-on approach." Submitted by Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.
" I don't think we'll be able to shake on the deal." Submitted by Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.
" McAfee what are you trying to prove with those big things on your hands?"Submitted by Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, W. Va.
"I just don't think you are dedicated to your job." Submitted by Trudy Lynn; North Ridgeville, Ohio