Monday, June 9, 2014

A short confession

I don't know why, but lately when I finish shelving I bring my empty cart back along the south side of the shelves. I guess it's just been working out that way. This brings me directly at the person sitting at the Reference desk before I make my turn to the elevator. So as I approach the librarian at the reference desk I say "Is this where I return my empty cart?"

No one, as yet, has found this amusing. Either the people who have been there do not like me or they do not think I am being funny. Sadly, every so often, these are exactly the same to me.


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    1. Thank you, I am just a simple writer of modest talent who tries hard and succeeds at a level unknown to anyone since Shakespeare. I can't really claim credit for it.

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    1. Well then, everything is perfect in the best of all possible universes!

      That may sound facetious, but it only does so to cover over my frank display of delight.

      Maybe I should just say: thank you for telling me.

  3. All this time, and you still hope a librarian will find ANYTHING amusing? Sir, you must face reality. It's not you. It's them.

    1. Really? Is this true of the English too? They never seem to laugh at my jokes either.

      Well, either way, anytime I hear "It's not you. It's them." is good enough for me!


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