Surely Knot Elastic

, , , , | Right | April 19, 2011

Customer: “Do you make curtains to order?”

Me: “Certainly. Do you have your measurements?”

Customer: *pleased with his cleverness* “I couldn’t find a tape measure, so I used this piece of string. The width is from the end of the string to this knot.”

Me: “Sir, this is a piece of elastic.”

Customer: “So?”

(He hands me the elastic string, which I proceed to stretch.)

Me: “Is your window this wide, or this wide, or this wide?”


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