Food For Thoughtlessness

, | Learning | June 13, 2013

Me: “Hi. Were you the one who needed help with the copier?”

Student: “Yes! I don’t understand what’s wrong, but it just won’t copy! None of them will!”

Me: “Okay, let’s see; did you swipe your ID to enable printing?”

Student: “Yes! Here, I’ll do it again.”

(She swipes her card and I immediately see the problem.)

Me: “Oh, you have insufficient funds.”

Student: “But what does that mean?”

Me: “Well, it means you don’t have enough money on the card to print anything. You can add money at that kiosk over there.”

Student: “But I have dining dollars!”

Me: “Were you planning to eat the copies?”

Student: “What? No! That’s ridiculous!”

Me: “Then why would you think you can use your dining dollars to print them?”

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