I just returned from the supermarket. While waiting in line to pay for my groceries, I overheard this exchange between a customer and the checker.
Customer: How was your Thanksgiving?
Checker: We had to work.
Customer: That's too bad. But at least I guess you got paid well.
Checker: We got paid closer to what we're worth.
I thought this was a good, witty answer. This is one reason why I don't use the checkout machines to pay for my groceries even if I could do it faster that way. I like the human touch, and I like to hear conversations like the one above.
Thursday Morning Metaphysical Rant - Hello. This isn't part of the rant. Rather, the rant is now over, and I am now identifying it as one. A *Get off my celestial lawn!* moment, you might say....
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