Sunday, January 22, 2017

Real library transactions

A true story:

A longtime patron approaches me at the front desk of the library. He ruefully tells me he has $4.50 in fines to pay and hands me a twenty.

"We will wax fat off of your suffering." I say as I collect his bill.

I give him change and a receipt of the transaction. "Thank you." I say.

"Thank you." He says. "I guess."

Well. How rude!

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