Holy Haggling Hags, Batman!

, , , | Right | August 28, 2017

 

(I work at a well-known bookstore with a pretty good clearance section. An elderly couple comes up to my register with a bunch of clearance items, and the woman demands rather rudely to know their prices.)

Customer: “Is this purse five dollars?”

Me: *scans tag* “No, it’s $9.98.”

Customer: “Can I pay five dollars for it?”

Me: “…um, I’m sorry, but I can’t haggle.”

Customer: *completely serious*  “But I can.”

Me: “…”

(I found out, after conferring with coworkers, that they’re pretty tenacious swindlers.)

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