April 17, 2007 at 12:37 am 5 comments

Oh, the customers I get to deal with every day!

This morning a man comes into the library.

He is looking for a Man Without a Country by Don Imus.  You know. That radio guy.

I tell him that we have a book called a Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut.

He tells me that I am wrong. It is by Don Imus. That radio guy. He wrote four books!

I do an author search.  I find nothing by Don Imus.  I tell him so.

I tell him again that we DO have a Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut.  Perhaps he was reading an article about Vonnegut as they were both in the news lately.

He says:  “I’ll take that one. Maybe it’s his pen name.”

How could I argue with that?


Entry filed under: books.

Sunday News So Tired…

5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Dr. Sparky  |  April 17, 2007 at 2:51 am

    I love this!

  • 2. Doug  |  April 17, 2007 at 4:03 am

    OMG! LOL!

    Some people take “the customer is always right” a little too far. They have no one else to boss around so they come into your workplace and try to tell you your business.

  • 3. tigeryogi  |  April 17, 2007 at 11:31 pm

    “Maybe it’s his pen name.”

    What a L-O-S-E-R!!!

  • 4. Bunny Lynn Boofay  |  April 18, 2007 at 3:04 pm

    Darlin’, when half the people in this country don’t know who the vice president is, it sholud come as no supprise that Kurt Vonnegut ain’t on that fools “list of knowns”…

    Huggs, etc…

  • 5. Dewey  |  October 14, 2008 at 3:26 pm

    LMFAO. What a clown.


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