November Theme Of The Month: Black Friday!

Mothers Can Be A Daily Grind

| New Hampshire, USA | Family & Kids, Uncategorized

(We were giving away free packages of instant coffee for promotional reasons. Each package was about the size of a sugar packet.)

Customer: "What’s that?"

Me: "It’s a free package of instant coffee. Would you like one?"

Customer: "How does it work?"

Me: "Just put it in a cup, and mix it with water."

Customer: "Is the cup, and water inside the package?"

Customer’s Mother: "You’re a moron."

Lost In No Translation

| The Hague, Netherlands | Language & Words, Tourists/Travel, Uncategorized

(A lost-looking tourist enters the shop.)

Tourist: “Do any of y’all speak American?”

Me: *joking* “I’m sorry, but we can only speak English.”

Tourist: “Okay, sorry to bother you.” *leaves*

H2Slow, Part 3

| Minnesota, USA | Money, Tourists/Travel, Uncategorized

Caller: "I was just wondering if my credit card will work the same in Hawaii as it does here?"

Me: "Well, ma’am, Hawaii is part of the US, so it should."

Caller: "I know. I was just making sure since we’d be flying over a body of water."

H2Slow, Part 2

Must Have Lymphed Their Way Through Biology

| St. John's, NL, Canada | Math & Science, Pets & Animals, Uncategorized

Me: “Okay, well I’d like to do some tests on your cat.”

Client: “Which kind of tests, how does that work?”

Me: “I’d like to do some blood-work. We take it just like a doctor would take human blood.”

Client: “Cats have blood?!”

Trying To Re-Coup Losses

| Oakville, ON, Canada | At The Checkout, Money, Uncategorized

(An elderly customer comes up to my checkout.)

Me: “That’ll be [price]."

Customer: “Why is it so much?”

Me: “Well, you bought all these items, and it all adds up to your total.”

Customer: “You charged me for the chicken?”

Me: “Yes, of course.”

Customer: “There’s your mistake. The chickens are free today.”

Me: “I beg your pardon?”

Customer: “I got it from that big display where you’re giving away ‘free range chicken’.”