|This doesn't seem that funny anymore.|
"No, it's right. Your charge was $20.58."
"I thought I had to pay $22.09," I persisted.
"No, no, it's Thursday. Senior citizens' discount," she said to my not-gray 48-year-old self, as she turned to help the next customer.
Senior citizens' discount? Really?
You know, the self-checkout lane would NEVER have done that to me.
[And the 80-year-old neighbor I had driven to the store? Had to go back to customer service and demand the discount, because her cashier had neglected to give it to her. "Well!" she said, as we finally headed home, one of us completely demoralized. "I guess we know NOW who looks younger."]
[Cartoon: SSR Fanatic]