Infinitely Loopy But Happy As A Clam

, | Right | July 20, 2009

Me: “[Convenience Store], how can I help you? ”

Caller: “Just wondering… what’s the soup special today?”

Me: “Clam chowder, sir. ”

Caller: “Are there any other soups or stews on?”

Me: “Not today, sir.”

Caller: “But do you have any soup or stew on special besides clam chowder today?”

Me: “Nope, just clam chowder. That’s our only soup special today.”

Caller: “But what about any other hot liquid foods? Any of those besides clam chowder?”

Me: “No, sir, just the chowder.”

Caller: “What’s your name?”

Me: “[My Name], sir.”

Caller: “[My Name], that’s a nice name. I’m [Caller]. I’m wondering if you have any soups on special today besides clam chowder?”

Me: “No, [Caller], just the chowder.”

Caller: “Okay, thank you!” *hangs up*

(Not surprisingly, the phone rings again about a minute later.)

Me: “[Convenience Store], how can I help you?”

Caller: “May I speak to [My Name], please?”

Me: “This is [My Name].”

Caller: “Hi, [My Name], it’s [Caller]. Do you have any soups besides clam chowder on special today?”

Me: “…”


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