Euro Out Of Your Mind

| Working | May 26, 2013

Me: “Hey [supervisor], I think you made a mistake recording these foreign currency transactions. The wire transfer was to a UK company but you’ve recorded the transaction in euro.”

Supervisor: “Oh, honey! England is in EUROPE and in EUROPE they use the EURO.  Don’t worry, though; you’ll learn eventually.”

Me: “The UK doesn’t use the euro. They use the pound sterling.”

Supervisor: “Maybe they used to, but now they use the euro. Everyone in Europe does.”

Me: “No, they don’t. Only the countries in the European Union use the euro. It’ll be a cold day in h*** before Britain gives up the pound sterling.”

(My supervisor looks at me like I’m crazy.)

Me: “You know what? Nevermind…”

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