Posted: February 04, 2009 in Misc
Today after lunch I got a bit of a chocolate craving. I have a thing for Goldenberg's Peanut Chews, and they sell them in a 3-pack for 25 cents downstairs at Idiot Central (a.k.a. our in-building convenience store). Since I can never decide between the milk or dark variety, I usually just get a pack of each and save one for tomorrow.
So I walk up to the register, and one of the two girls is leaning back. She looks really bored, and she's actually too lazy to even shut the register drawer from the last sale. It's toward the end of their business day, so the drawer is stuffed with cash and coins. I hold up my two packs of peanut chews, and she lethargically rings me up at a snail's pace.
I hand her a $10 bill, which is all I have, other than the dime in my pocket.
"Awww, you ain't got fiddy cen?"
"No, all I have is this ten, and..." rummaging around in my pocket... "this dime"
"Ok then, I'll take that" she says, holding out her hand for the dime.
So I got 50 cents worth of chocolate for ten cents. I guess she must not have to reconcile her drawer as the end of her shift.
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