Frustration Is The Mother Of Invention

, , | Right | August 17, 2019

(A middle-aged woman, after getting no luck from us regular staff, has approached my manager and is describing what she is looking for. None of us recognise what she is after. She is getting more and more frustrated, and has now been in the store for at least twenty minutes.)

Customer: “Can you look again? It’s [describes product at length for the umpteenth time].”

Manager: “I’m very sorry, but we don’t have what you’re looking for. I’ve never heard of anything like it.”

Customer: “Well, surely someone has invented it by now!” *storms out of the store*

(That’s right, folks; she was trying to buy a product she’d invented in her head.)

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