Obligatory not a retail worker post, but a close encounter of the crazy kind.
I was out shopping for groceries the other day, in the produce section, half asleep and just not wanting to be there at all, when I hear the most shrill, horrid voice ever screaming next to me.
I spin around this woman is laying into a poor produce kid who's got the most terrified look on his face.
- I live in Ontario
- Ontario has really yummy strawberries
Crazy: WHY DON'T YOU HAVE ONTARIO STRAWBERRIES
Kid: I'm sorry ma'am but there are no...
Crazy: HOW CAN YOU NOT HAVE ONTARIO STRAWBERRIES?
Kid: I... We don't... have Ontario Strawberries this time of...
Crazy: THIS IS THE REASON WE DON'T HAVE ANY JOBS, BECAUSE YOU GREEDY SUPERMARKETS ONLY BUY MEXICAN FOREIGN PRODUCE
Kid: But... Farmers can't grow strawberries in the snow, they're out of season....
Crazy: NO, I GOT ONTARIO STRAWBERRIES FROM (other store) JUST THE OTHER DAY AND...
It was at this point that it started to click in her head that you can't grow strawberries in December in Ontario, but she had to save face!
Crazy: I'M NEVER SHOPPING HERE AGAIN
She then continued shopping. I bought some Mexican strawberries and they are delicious as fuck.