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I LAve L.A.

, , , , , | Right | March 31, 2009

Customer: *holds up sweatshirt* “Oh, my god, they spelled this wrong!”

Me: “What?”

Customer: “Los Angeles!”

Me: “Um, that’s how you spell it.”

Customer: “Nooooo. It says LOS Angeles, but it’s supposed to be LAS Angeles. It’s pronounced LAS Angeles. Am I right?”

Customer’s Friends: “Yeah, totally!”

Customer: “And, actually, shouldn’t it be LAS AngeLAS? Because that’s how you say it, LAS AngeLAS!”

Me: “…”

Customer: “I can’t believe no one has ever noticed this before!”

Me: “Yeah, it’s shocking…”

COD 4: Trout At War

, , , | Right | March 18, 2009

(I witnessed from one of the checkout lines.)

Customer: “Do you have COD 4?”

Employee:Call of Duty 4? Yes, we–”

Customer: “No, no, no, not Call Of Duty 4. COD 4!”

Employee: “Sir, COD 4 stands for Call Of Duty 4…”

Customer: “No, it doesn’t! The customer is always right! Now bring me a copy of COD 4 right now!”


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May We Suggest The Covert Cauliflowers

, , , , | Right | February 25, 2009

(I’m restocking a salad bar at a restaurant when a customer walks up to me.)

Customer: “Excuse me? You’re running out of espionage in the salad bar.”

Me: “….excuse me? Espionage?”

Customer: “Yes, espionage.”

(He meant spinach, since I hadn’t gotten around to restocking that.)

It Burns When I Download

, , | Right | February 19, 2009

Caller: “I’m having trouble downloading pictures in your program. My camera doesn’t appear in the list.”

(I ask him some questions and determine that his camera is not compatible with our software.)

Me: “I’m sorry, it looks as though you’ll have to download your pictures using the software that came with your camera. What program do you normally use?”

Caller: “Chlamydia.”

Me: “I’m sorry, what was that?”

Caller: “I usually download my pictures in Chlamydia.”

Me: *stifling laugh* “Go into your start menu and read me the name of the program very carefully.”

Caller: “Okay, it says cam-ee-dee-uh.”

Me: “Oh, Camedia…”

(I keep it together and manage to wrap up the call.)

Me: “Thank you for calling [Technical Support]. Is there anything else I can do for you?”

Caller: “Nope, I’ll just download my pictures in Chlamydia then. Thanks!” *click*

I Say Tomato, You Say Purple Shtinkelfurter

, , , | Right | February 10, 2009

Customer: “Hey, do you have any of them Red Rushkies?”

Coworker: “Sorry?”

Customer: “You know, Red Rushkies?”

Coworker: “Err… no, I’m sorry. I don’t think we stock those.”

Customer: “Yeah, you do, I buy them here all the time! Where are they?”

Coworker: “I’m sorry, we don’t have anything called ‘Red Rushkies’ here.”

Customer: *sighs* “I’ll find them myself.”

(There’s a pause of a few minutes, and then the customer comes back with a bag of raw peanuts.)

Customer: “There you go!”

Coworker: “Oh! Peanuts?”

Customer: “Yeah! That’s what I said!”