Posted on December 25, 2017 at 5:19 pm by Gene Ambaum
Patron 1: The self checkout station said there’s a problem.
Patron 2: She was having trouble.
Stephanie: Let me take a look.
Patron 2: She took the card gingerly, as if it was a baby chick or a dirty needle.
Patron 2: The man in line continued to wait. He knew this would take a while.
Stephanie: Give me a moment to figure this out.
Patron 1: No worries.
Patron 2: Was she merely feigning a lack of concern? What bibliographic crimes was she guilty of? Time would tell.