"Sorry to disrupt you, but I thought you'd want to see this before things got out of hand."
Marly Hazen McQuillen
"We just happened to run out of everything at the exact same time".
Lehigh Cement Company
Other Great Entries:
"You had a really bright future, didn't you?"
"I'm really hoping that the "Too Big To Fail" excuse will fly this time."
"I really thought implementing the new software system on the
same weekend as the new product launch was great idea."
HALL'S WAREHOUSE CORP.
"I thought any publicity was good publicity."
"This time we were ready for the earthquake, the tsunami and the nuclear meltdown, but we never saw the tribble infestation coming…"
PLS Logistics Services
"We can tell them 'The chain just broke and we have a new one on order.'"
Sue B. Brittain
"We considered every single risk except the risk of avoiding all risks."
Solving Efeso (UK) Limited
"I've made it policy not to hire the Roadrunner or his relatives anymore."
Danny Fung, SCMP
Jet Equipment & Tools Ltd.
"We were really hoping to have the problem fixed before you found out."
"Should have listened to you... cost is secondary to service"
"How was I to know that the customer was a national business newspaper?"
"Sir, we decided to revert back to an easier to understand "broad brush" approach to communications."
"The bad news is: what you read is true, the good news is: you don't work here anymore."