Wednesday, April 8, 2009

SO Me...

and Maxine...

Unfortunately, as I have gotten older, I have become a little less sensitive. So, after trying my new job as a Wal-Mart greeter, last weekend (a good find for many retirees), I lasted less than a day... About two hours into my first day on the job a very loud, coyote ugly, nasty woman walked into the store with her two kids, yelling obscenities at them all the way through the entrance. As I had been instructed, I said pleasantly, "Good morning, and welcome to Wal-Mart. Nice children you have there. Are they twins?"

The ugly, nasty woman stopped yelling long enough to say, "Hell no, they ain't twins. The oldest one's 9, and the other one's 4. Why the hell would you think they're twins? Are you blind, or just stupid?"

So I replied, "I'm neither blind nor stupid. I just find it hard to believe you got laid twice. Have a good day and thank you for shopping at Wal-Mart!" My 25 year old supervisor said I probably wasn't cut out for this line of work...

4 comments:

cancer mommy said...

OMG! I can so see this happening to you. I think I would have had trouble being so "nice" to her. You did a great job. More people need to hear the truth sometimes.

Sorry for the job loss, but I know something better will be coming along.

Jodi said...

Jennifer, I didn't really do this! It just reminded me SO much of me! Reminded me of the post I made about the nasty woman who came into the Merc where I WANTED to say a few things. For us being recent friends, you DO know me well since you thought I actually did this! I just love you!

lisa said...

hahahahahahahahaha!

Dee said...

First of all, you couldn't be a greeter as you ARE too honest !
Second, you're too young and pretty
and third, goes back to the first,
your thoughts are too Maxine !