At one point or another, most of us have found ourselves working somewhere with petty or outlandish rules. Maybe we weren't allowed to use the bathroom during certain times, or the workplace banned certain colors (I once got in trouble for wearing orange). The possibilities for - dare I say - dumb workplace rules are truly limitless.
A recent thread on Reddit started by user DanBrownSkin revealed some of the pettiest work rules yet.
Some of the comments started out run-of-the-mill, and got truly bizarre by the end.
One person's boss told employees to limit swearing to conversations with customers.
The user Redemption Songs wrote, "At my old job, HR held a meeting to tell us that there was too much swearing on the sales floor. Someone raised their hand and pointed out that swearing is very common in our industry and that is the way that our customers speak. HR later sent out a memo explaining that swearing should be limited to conversations with clients. It was amazing."