Unfiltered Story #91904

, , , | Unfiltered | August 20, 2017

Customer: “You sure have a lot of books in here!”
Me: “Yes, I was thinking about selling some…”
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Customer: “Have you read all these books?”
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Customer (an 80-ish woman): “What do you like to read?”
Me (43, male): “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Unfiltered Story #91902

, , , | Unfiltered | August 20, 2017

Customer: “How much are your books?”
Me: “All of them? Well, today only I will give you a deal – say $250,000?”

Unfiltered Story #91900

, , , | Unfiltered | August 20, 2017

Customer: “Are your books shelved by author or title?”
Me: “Well, if they were by title, we’d have a massive ‘The’ section, wouldn’t we?”
Customer: “So, author then – first name or last name???”
Me: “……last name.”
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Customer: “Where is the historical fiction?”
Me: “All fiction is historical – except perhaps science fiction.”

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Customer: “I looked for a Clive Cussler title and the one I wanted wasn’t there. Would they be anywhere else?”
Me: “Like, did I put some in with Tom Clancy?”

Unfiltered Story #91892

, , , | Unfiltered | August 19, 2017

Customer: “So, how does this book thing work?”

Me: “First, you buy them…”

Customer: “Yes?”

Me: “Then you read them.”

Buy A Bible Or You’ll Have The Devil To Pay

, , , , , | Right | August 10, 2017

(Where I live, people are quite devout when it comes to their religious beliefs. I am waiting in line at a local bookstore. The woman ahead of me puts a bible down on the counter, and the cashier reluctantly picks it up and scans it.)

Cashier: “That will be, umm, £6.66 please.”

(Both I and the woman stare at the little display, showing that a discount percentage has been applied due to a sale.)

Woman: “I don’t know what to do. It’s the Holy Bible, but it’s clearly satanic.

Me: “It’s just the sale price.”

Woman: “I know. Are the owner’s Satanists?”

Cashier: “I don’t think so. The sale was decided by the publishers, as they’ve released a newer edition with a hardback.”

Woman: ”Is it more holy?”

Cashier: “It’s definitely more expensive.”

Woman: ”I don’t know what to do…”

(After some serious consideration, the woman agreed to buy both the sale bible and the new £37.99 edition with an elaborate hardback and velvet marker.)

Me: “What will you do with the cheaper one?”

Woman: “I’ll take it to my church and dip it in holy water. If it doesn’t burn I’ll donate it.”

(Finally I’m able to purchase my book.)

Me: “Have you had that a lot since the sale?”

Cashier: “We’ve had people coming in with priests and vicars. I’ve even had holy water sprayed on me. I think the publishers are just playing a joke on us.”

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