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Precious Gems, Precious Few Brain Cells

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Customer: “I’m hoping you have a particular red stone that I’m looking for…”

Me: “Oh, garnet?”

Customer: “No..”

Me: “Ruby?”

Customer: “NO! I want red! Those aren’t red!”

Me: “Um…yes, they are.” *shows garnet ring*

Customer: “Oh. Well, it’s a stone that sounds like it should be red.”

Me: “…”

Customer: “I think it’s actually blue…”

Me: “…”

Customer: “What blue stones do you have that sound red?”

Me: “Um…topaz?”

Customer: “No, it’s not that one…”

Me: “Lapis?”

Customer: “No…. Oh! Sapphire! It sounds like it should be red, you know?”

Me: “…no, I’ve never thought that…”

Customer: “Well, it should be!”

Me: “…you know, there is a pink sapphire…”

Customer: “Oh. Who would want that?”

Me: “Not to worry, we don’t have any.”

Customer: “Any sapphires?”

Me: “No, any pink sapphires.”

Customer: “Well, that name should belong to a red stone anyway. They should think about these things when they name them… who would I talk to about that?”

Me: “…Adam?”