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Old 05-07-2018, 07:39 AM
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Shop assistants with the mathematical knowledge of a toddler!

I was in a jewellery shop the other day buying a present (a pair of earrings) which cost £35. The assistant offered to box and wrap them for £3. I agreed.

She took out a calculator to add £35 + £3 !!!

I kid you not!
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Old 05-07-2018, 07:50 AM
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Shop assistants with the mathematical knowledge of a toddler!

I was in a jewellery shop the other day buying a present (a pair of earrings) which cost £35. The assistant offered to box and wrap them for £3. I agreed.

She took out a calculator to add £35 + £3 !!!

I kid you not!
Look on the bright side, mate - had that been in Wednesbury she wouldn't have known how to use the calculator.

Here's a thing that really pees me off, and it happened this morning. Door-bell rings. Bloke standing there holding a clipboard and a wodge of leaflets. First thing he says: "Now I'm not selling anything!"

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Old 05-07-2018, 07:57 AM
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Its as bad as the phone call “weve been informed that youve recently been in an accident and that it wasnt your fault. Is that true?”

My reply is always “no, and you know that i havent!”

My mom usually asks “where did you get that information?” At which point the caller puts the phone down.
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Old 05-07-2018, 09:26 AM
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You got off lightly with the earrings. A Miss Susan Cushing bought a pair of earrings and specified home delivery. You'll never guess what they sent her.

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You got off lightly with the earrings. A Miss Susan Cushing bought a pair of earrings and specified home delivery. You'll never guess what they sent her.

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Where i live Robert i could have probably purchased a pair of ears cheaper
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I've got no delusions about my attractiveness. I've often been described as being the unacceptable face of faces.
You would think I would try for the blind, or visually challenged in PC language.
A blind girl did 'read' my face once. Afterwards she had herself tested for dyslexia.
So I would appreciate female shop assistants not calling me darlin' or swee'art. I'm neither and not remotely likely to be.
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