Now We Know Why Katniss Wants To Kick A**

| Pennsylvania, USA | Uncategorized

Teenage customer: “I’d like to return The Hunger Games.”

(Note that she had just purchased The Hunger Games a few minutes ago. As is customary, I ask if there’s anything wrong.)

Me: “I’ll be happy to return this for you. Were you not happy with it?”

Teenage customer: “Oh, I just changed my mind. I thought of something better that I wanted.”

Me: “Oh, what’s that?”

Teenage customer:Twilight!”

Your Comprehension Of Comprehension Is Incomprehensible

| Illinois, USA | Family & Kids, Language & Words

(I am a bookstore clerk at the local high school. I am talking to a mom who is getting the books her daughter needs.)

Mother: “My daughter doesn’t have a problem with comprehension! She just doesn’t understand the material.”

Meaning What I Say

| Omaha, NE, USA | Uncategorized

(We usually ask if the customer would like a bag for a single item purchase.)

Me: “Do you need a bag for this, sir?”

Customer: “I don’t need a bag, if that’s what you’re trying to ask!”