Unfiltered Story #119556

, , , | Unfiltered | September 6, 2018

(I’m working the fitting room when I notice a high-pitched beeping. I don’t recognize it as anything from the store, so I dismiss it. It stops after several minutes. A middle-aged customer trying on shoes nearby turns to me.)

Customer: “Any idea what that was?”

Me: “Not the slightest, ma’am.”

Customer: “Oh, well, probably just a hearing aid or something. You know how old people have hearing aids? Don’t they squeak sometimes?”

(Grinning ear-to-ear, I reach into my right ear and pull out a medium-sized hearing aid of my own.)

Me: “‘Old people,’ ma’am?”

(We both crack up. And, no, my hearing aid wasn’t the issue.)