Monday, December 08, 2008

Lost in Translation

A woman walks into the shop, and asks for Mike Mc somebody. I tell her that we have no-one of that name.

"But you must have. i was listening to Radio Four, and they were saying how this chap worked for Connected Books of Salisbury, and that he was very good at finding rare books".

"No madam, there is no bookshop of that name here - we are now one of only two bookshops in the whole County."

"It must be here - I was listening very carefully"

"Madam, do you like that perhaps they were talking about a gentleman from a bookshop in Salisbury Conneticut ?"

"Oh no - I wouldn't make a mistake like that.

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