Featured Story:
  • The Signs Of Change
    (1,295 thumbs up)
  • April Theme Of The Month: Losing My Religion!
    Submit your story today!

    Translation Is No Small Feat

    | Alabama, USA | Language & Words, Uncategorized

    Me: “Hi, thank you for calling [supermarket]. How can I help you?”

    Customer: “Hey, can I speak to someone in the ladies wear department?”

    Me: “That’d be me. How can I help you?”

    Customer: “I bought some scrubs at another store and I was wondering what the ‘S/CH’ on the tag means?”

    Me: “It means it’s a small.”

    Customer: “But what does the ‘CH’ mean?”

    Me: “It’s the Spanish abbreviation for small.”

    Customer: “But ‘CH’; isn’t that American?”

    Me: “The letters C and H are used in a lot of different languages, including Spanish.”

    Customer: “Oh, how strange!”

    Should Have Gone For (M)Academia

    | California, USA | Extra Stupid, Food & Drink, Uncategorized

    Customer: “What’s in the White Chocolate Macadamia cookie?”

    Me: “White chocolate and macadamias.”

    Customer: “Oh, duh,. That was a stupid question.”

    Me: “It’s okay, people ask me all the time what kind of nuts are in the ‘Chocolate Almond Joy’.”

    Customer: “Oh yeah, ha ha! Walnuts!”

    Overly Essaying The Situation

    | Atlanta, GA, USA | Crazy Requests, Uncategorized

    Me: “What can I help you with today, sir?”

    Customer: “Well for starters, you can talk to that girl at the front desk. She made me fill out so much paperwork!”

    Me: “I’m sorry. She must have been mistaken. Can you show me the forms you were asked to complete?”

    Customer: “No. I don’t have them.”

    Me: *confused* “Where are they?”

    (The man proceeds to lead me to the front desk and gestures at the sign-in sheet where visitors are asked to write their name and zip code.)

    Customer: “This! She made me write all this!”

    Cutting Down Credit Fraud

    | Managua, Nicaragua | Liars & Scammers, Money, Uncategorized

    Me: “Thank you for calling [bank], how can I help you?”

    Caller: “Hey man! I got some fraudulent charges on my credit card.”

    Me: “Ok sir, I understand let me help you report this.”

    Caller: “Don’t worry son, I already took care of it.”

    Me: “So you already called to report it?”

    Caller: “No son, I cut my credit card in thousands of pieces. Now I need a new one.”

    Uphill Struggle

    | Mont Cenis, France | Tourists/Travel, Uncategorized

    ( I am providing a guided skiing tour of the mountain.)

    Customer: “So, where are we going next?”

    Me: “Well, do you see that lift over there?”

    Customer: “Yeah.”

    Me: “Well, we’re going to head up that one until we reach the top of the mountain, and then–”

    Customer: “Are you kidding? It’ll be cold up there, and we’ll just have to ski back down again!”

    Page 1,909/2,600First...1,9071,9081,9091,9101,911...Last