So I’m at the grocery store on the way home, loading up on a few items, grabbing some ginormous shrimp for dinner and the like.
I get into the checkout line and in front of me is some kid who works at the store, cashing out a couple of snacks. It must be break time.
Then the other kid starts to ring me up, and goes “Oh, how’d that happen? It’s giving you his employee discount.”
So I say “Does that mean I have to grab a uniform and start stocking shelves?”
The kid smiles, and I regale him with stories of my brief days working at a supermarket as Jimmy the Bagboy™ for minimum wage many years ago. He finishes ringing me up & bags my stuff and hands me the receipt. “I couldn’t reset it, whatever!”
Oh YEAH! At the bottom of my receipt reads “Team Member Discount -6.49 Have a Healthy Day, Jack!”
So thanks for that six and a half buck discount of my bill, Jack. I hope you have a healthy day as well.
Oh wait, it WAS too good to be true. A customer had an allergic reaction to some guacamole they were giving samples of, and the bathroom is an ungodly mess. They’re handing me a mop and bucket. The hazmat suit is extra, and I’m not giving back that $6.49. Well, here goes…