Archive for 2010

…And Now I’d Like a Ground-floor Room with a Sky­light.

Fe­male guest at front desk: I want to do laun­dry. Give me four and half dol­lars in quar­ters.
Desk at­ten­dant: I can give you five dol­lars in quar­ters with this.
Fe­male guest: I on­ly want four and half dol­lars.
Desk at­ten­dant: M’am, you gave me a five dol­lar bill.
Fe­male guest: Just give me four and half dol­lars in quar­ters!
Desk at­ten­dant: Okay. Here’s four-fifty in quar­ters. And here’s two quar­ters change.
Fe­male guest: Fi­nal­ly. Thank you.

An­napo­lis, Mary­land

Over­heard by: Mered­ith