Prankin’ Like It’s 1929

, , | Right | August 29, 2008

Me: “Thank you for calling [Store]. How may I help you?”

Older Caller: “Ma’am, do y’all sell olive oil?”

Me: “Yes, ma’am.”

Older Caller: “But do you have it in a can?”

Me: “I’ve never seen one, but I know we have it in bottles of varying–”

Older Caller: “Could you check for me?”

(I go down the aisle and sure enough, we carry massive 3-liter tin containers.)

Me: “Ma’am, sorry about the wait. But to answer your question, we do have it in large three-liter cans as well as bottles of varying size. If you want I can pull one off the shelf and hold it at the service de–”

Older Caller: “So you DO have olive oil in a can?”

Me: “Yes, ma’am. Aisle four.”

Older Caller: “WELL, YOU BETTER TELL HER THAT POPEYE’S LOOKIN’ FOR HER!” *hangs up*

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