Recently, when I went to McDonald's I saw on the menu that you
could have an order of 6, 9 or 12 Chicken McNuggets. I asked for a half dozen nuggets. "We don't have half dozen nuggets," said the teenager at the counter. "You don't?" I replied. "We only have six, nine, or twelve," was the reply. "So I can't order a half dozen nuggets, but I can order six?" "That's right." So I shook my head and ordered six McNuggets.
I was checking out at the local Wal-Mart with just a few items and
>the lady behind me put her things on the belt close to mine. I picked
>up one of those "dividers" that they keep by the cash register and
>placed it between our things so they wouldn't get mixed. After the girl
>had scanned all of my items, she picked up the "divider", looking it
>all over for the bar code so she could scan it. Not finding the bar
>code she said to me, "Do you know how much this is?" I said to her
>"I've changed my mind, I don't think I'll buy that today." She said
>"OK," and I paid her for the things and left. She had no clue to what! had
>THREE A lady at work was seen putting a credit card into her floppy
>drive and pulling it out very quickly. When I inquired as to what she
>was doing, she said she was shopping on the Internet and they kept
>asking for a credit card number, so she was using the ATM "thingy."
>FOUR I recently saw a distraught young lady weeping beside her car. "Do
>you need some help?" I asked. She replied, "I knew I should have
>replaced the battery to this remote door unlocker. Now I can't get into
>my car. Do you think they (pointing to a distant convenience store)
>would have a battery to fit this?" "Hmmm, I dunno. Do you have an
>alarm, too?" I asked. "No, just this remote thingy," she answered,
>handing it and the car keys to me. As I took the key and manually
>unlocked the door, I replied, "Why don't you drive over there and check
>about the batteries. It's a long walk."
>FIVE Several years ago, we had an Intern who was none too swift. One
>day she was typing and turned to a secretary and said, "I'm almost out
>of typing paper. What do I do?" "Just use copier machine paper," the
>secretary told her. With that, the intern took her last remaining blank
>piece of paper, put it on the photocopier and proceeded to make five
>SIX A mother calls 911 very worried asking the dispatcher if she needs
>to take her kid to the emergency room, the kid was eating ants. The
>dispatcher tells her to give the kid some Benadryl and should be fine.
>The mother says, I just gave him some ant killer..... Dispatcher: Rush
>him in to emergency!