Monthly Archives: November 2010

#121

[Throughout the day, multiple coworkers complain about how cold it is in the store.] Drunk man, clearly smelling of booze, with female companion who looks straight out of an episode of Intervention: “Can I put this stuff down? My arms … Continue reading

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#120

Woman holding $3 cheese wedge: “Can I buy just half of this? I want all the flavor without the fat.”

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#119

Woman hurrying past the meat counter: “Well, hello hello hello! What’s your name?” Coworker, who is in the middle of helping someone else: “Uh, Silvester.” Woman: “Hi Silvester. It’s nice to meet you.” [She walks away.] Me: “What was that … Continue reading

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#118

Customer: “I want some smoked turkey.” Me: “OK, we’ve got a few brands of smoked turkey: Boar’s Head, Sara Lee, Healthy Ones, DeLallo…” Customer: “You know what, just give me some of this maple turkey.” Me: “The Canadian Maple turkey? … Continue reading

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#117

Coworker: “Anything else for you today?” [Customer points at her chin.] Coworker: “Is something wrong with your chin?” Customer: “No, I didn’t understand you. When I do this it means repeat what you just said.”

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#116

Coworker: “Sir, what number did you just pull?” Man: “93.” Coworker: “OK, I can help you.” Nearby lady: “Hey! I’ve been standing here forever and he just pulled a number!” Coworker: “Oh sorry, what number do you have?” Lady: “I’ve … Continue reading

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#115

Coworker from Ethiopia: “Hey, what’s the VA?” Me: “Uhh, the Veterans Administration? Well…it’s a department of the government for veterans, they’ve got special hospitals and stuff, uhh…wait, why are you asking?” Coworker from Ethiopia: “I got a message from the … Continue reading

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