Bringing In Some Punwood

, , , , , | Related | September 12, 2017

(I’m doing my shift at our family-owned store when my husband walks in unexpectedly with an armload of planks.)

Me: “What are you up to?”

Husband: “Oh, just lumbering around…”

Catching All The Classics

, , , , , | Hopeless | September 8, 2017

(A couple with a five- or six-year-old daughter is browsing in my bookstore. After checking out the children’s books for a bit, the girl comes up to my desk.)

Girl: “I like your music. It’s catchy.”

(This may have been the first time the Beethoven String Quartets were described as “catchy”, but you have great taste, little girl!)

Why Would You Want To Pet A Fake One?

, , , , | Right | September 1, 2017

(Our store has a shop cat who is very good at sitting still. We’ve had a few people look in the window and ask if he is a stuffed cat.)

Customer: “May I pet your cat?”

Me: “Of course.”

(She comes up, pets the cat, once, twice, three times – then stops suddenly and looks up at me.)

Customer: “This is a real cat, isn’t it?”