14 January 2011

Actual Conversation with a Customer at the University Bookstore Where I Work

Cust:  "I'm looking for a novel called 'The Odyssey of Homer'."

Me: sigh.  "Which translation?"

Cust:  "English."


Dim Bulb said...

That conversation could have been a lot worse.

Vox Cantoris said...

The Odyssey and the Idiot!

Barb Schoeneberger said...

Priceless. But people come to the university to get educated, don't they? Some just have a lot longer way to go than others. Do you suppose he didn't listen to his professor when he was told which to buy?