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    Many Germs In Germany

    | Australia |

    Me: “Hi, how are you today?”

    Customer: “Earrings?”

    (I show her some and she picks out a pair, then tries to put them on.)

    Me: “Sorry, but you can’t actually try them on. You can hold them up to your ear, though.”

    (She still tries to put them in and I move forward to stop her.)

    Me: “Ma’am, I’m sorry, but you cannot try those on due to health regulations. You’re only allowed to hold them up to your ears.”

    (The customer looks at me, smiles sympathetically and pats my hand.)

    Customer: “But I’m German!”