(Note: I'm a manager of merchandising for consumables for a
Me: (approaching confused customer) May I help you?
Customer: (squinting at his grocery list made by someone else)
Yes... Where is... the... kitchen bucket?
Me: Kitchen bucket, sir?
Customer: Yes. Kitchen bucket.
Me: Like a bucket that you'd use in the kitchen? Like a mop
Customer: No, no, no--the kitchen bucket--you know?
Me: So... I'm not sure what you're talking about. What do you
use it for?
Customer: THE KITCHEN BUCKET! You know. You can find it in with
Me: Hrmm... Well, I'm not too sure, sir. Might I be able to look
at your list?
Customer: Well, sure. (hands me the list)
Me: (after scanning through the list) Oh... Do you mean Kitchen BOUQUET?
Customer: Uhhh... (looks at me like I'm crazy)
Me: You know, you use it in soups and such. It comes in a weird,
little bottle with a yellow label.
Customer: Yeah, uhhhh... That's it.
Me: Here, let me show you where that is at.
Wow! Some people are such idiots. Maybe they just need to learn
how to read.