General Knowledge Generally Gets You In Trouble

, , , , , | Right | October 15, 2010

Customer: “Hello, do you work here?”

Me: “No, I’m sorry. I don’t.”

Customer: “Then why do you have so many books in your hands?”

Me: “I am about to purchase them.”

Customer: “You read?”

Me: “Yes.”

Customer: “Then you must work here.”

Me: “I’m sorry, but I don’t.”

Customer: *picking up one of the books in my arms* “J.D. Salinger? Who’s that?”

Me: “An author. He wrote Catcher in the Rye.”

Customer: “See! You do work here! You know what books he wrote!”

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