Archive for 2010

Survey Says: Silent!

Middle-aged salesperson: It's “sal-mon.” It's spelled s-a-l-m-o-n.
Young salesperson: I'm pretty sure the “l” is silent.
Middle-aged salesperson: No, no, no! You need to go back to school like I did to learn how to properly pronunciate things! It's sal-mon. With an “l”!

Haltom City, Texas

Overheard by: Jdub

…Though, to Be Fair, I Loved “Get the Party Started”

30-something female employee #1: Do you have a pink cowboy hat?
30-something female employee #2: Uh… Let me think. (pause) No, sorry.
30-something female employee #1: Oh, well. It seemed like something you would have.
30-something female employee #2: No, but you know who does have them? GT. And they're like 10 bucks there!
30-something female employee #1: Yeah! Giant Tiger, awesome!
30-something female employee #2: See, this is why I took Friday off, cause you're going to come in all pinkified…

Ottawa
Ontario
Canadia

Overheard by: Lannie