5 Things Your Boss Says The Proves He Watched Too Much TV in the 70’s

In my first job after college, my boss repeatedly called me an “oxygen thief.” At the time, it felt like a a right of passage. I was the new kid. I had to earn my paycheck. Trying to figure out if your boss grew up in the age of political incorrectness? Here are five not-so-nice things your boss raised in the 70’s might say:

You: “I have an idea I want to run by you.”
Your Boss: “If I paid you to think, you could cash your check at the penny arcade!” – George Jefferson, The Jefferson’s

The Jeffersons


You: “In order to master social media marketing, we need dlvr.it”
Your Boss: “For a dummy, you make a lot of sense.”Fred Sanford, Sanford and Son

For a dummy, you make a lot of sense


You: “I would like a raise.”
Your Boss: “Boy, you’re just one dumb ole cowboy, ain’t you!?” – JR Ewing, Dallas

Boy, you're just one dumb ole cowboy, ain't you!?


You: “Can I have a minute?”
Your Boss: I am B-U-Z-Y, busy!  I got something important here to read and sign and I gotta consecrate on that.” – Archie Bunker, All In the Family

Archie Bunker All In The Family


During the interview process…
The Boss:“You been to college?”
You: “William & Mary.”
The Boss: “Oh, 2 of them.” – Archie Bunker, All in the Family

Archie Bunker Interview

Have a crazy or obnoxious response a boss has said to you? We would love to hear them.