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NeeCD
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On the OP topic:

I woman I worked with was having problems with her car radiator leaking, so she went to fill it up with water before going home. She got a cup, went over to the spigot (about 100 ft. away), and proceeded to fill the cup, walk it over to her car and empty the cup into the radiator. After this had been repeated a few times my friend asked her why she didn't move her car closer to the spigot and use the hose that was next to it to fill the radiator. So she drove the car closer to the spigot, attached the hose, and then used the hose to fill the cup which she then used to pour the water into the radiator. A short while later (I'd gone inside by this time), she came rushing into the maintenance dept. in a panic. She says "I've overfilled my radiator! Should I just leave the cap off while I drive home so the excess will drain?" The maintence guy, "M", not realizing that she would take him seriously, says "Oh, don't do that, just drive a few times around the block." He had to run after her and tell her he was joking and that she shouldn't drive anywhere with the radiator cap off, and not to worry about the excess water. Unfortunately this just seemed to confuse her more, but at least she listened to him.

These people really do exist.

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I can totally see the walking 100 feet to the spigot repeatedly rather than realising that you could move the car closer. That's the kind of thing I tend to do when I'm so focused on a task that I'm blinkered on the bigger picture. But it's still funny.

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That reminds me of my own recent "too stupid to live" moment. Feel free to ridicule me. I'm a big girl, I can take it.

Anyway, a few weeks ago, I came out a restaurant and realized I had left my keys in the truck. Fortunately, I had also left the window down and I could see the keys laying right in the middle of the bench seat. So I reached in the window and stretched as far as I could but came up just short of reaching the keys.

I thought about calling home, but we only had one set of keys for the truck and it was the only vehicle that was running at the time, so sweetie couldn't have come to help me anyway. I considered walking to work and dealing with the problem later, but what if someone with longer arms reached the keys and stole the truck while I was gone?

After a minute or two, my brain finally returned to my body and I reached through the window, unlocked the door, looked around sheepishly to see if anyone had noticed how stupid I was, and got into the truck.

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Some years ago my neighbor's four year old got his finger stuck in the opening of the handlebar for his tricycle. His mother and my wife went out to deal with the problem. After some gingerly pulling, the finger was still stuck. The kid's mother had a brilliant idea. Heat makes metal expand, so if she poured boiling water into the other end of the handlebar, it would expand and the finger would become free. Fortunately, my wife explained that the finger would also be severely burned and recommended pouring some cooking oil down the inside of the handlebar to lubricate the finger. That worked.

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Of course those of us in the civilised parts of the world that use metric never have problems with pounds or pints:)
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Tantei Kijo
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quote:
Originally posted by Ligeia:
That reminds me of my own recent "too stupid to live" moment. Feel free to ridicule me. I'm a big girl, I can take it.

Anyway, a few weeks ago, I came out a restaurant and realized I had left my keys in the truck. Fortunately, I had also left the window down and I could see the keys laying right in the middle of the bench seat. So I reached in the window and stretched as far as I could but came up just short of reaching the keys.

I thought about calling home, but we only had one set of keys for the truck and it was the only vehicle that was running at the time, so sweetie couldn't have come to help me anyway. I considered walking to work and dealing with the problem later, but what if someone with longer arms reached the keys and stole the truck while I was gone?

After a minute or two, my brain finally returned to my body and I reached through the window, unlocked the door, looked around sheepishly to see if anyone had noticed how stupid I was, and got into the truck.

Dont feel so bad, I sort of did that too. I locked my keys in the car--running. My target was the door handle, which was just out of reach for how far the window was down. I finally managed to hit the very reachable unlobk button instead. [Embarrassed]

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Gerard Morvan
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Two stories I've heard at work about stupid co-workers/

1) A guy had lent another a CD. The next day, the guy comes back with the cd, telling the lender: "hey, your record doesn't work!" "Well, you rpobably have a problem with your CD player" "No my record player works just fine. I put the disc on it, put the needle on the disc and made it play, but I heard nothing but scratches."

2) One guy had to deliver some mail from the sorting center to the Gare de Lyon(Lyon Station). So he takes the truck, and off he goes. Later, he phones the center asking: "where are the auxiliary gas tanks?" "But you don't need them. Where are you?" "On Highway so and so (south from Paris)". "What!?" "Why yes, you told me to go to Lyon!" For those who don't know about stations, the Gare de Lyon is a train station in Paris, which is much closer to our sorting center than the city of Lyon is.

And as the song goes: "I heard it from a guy who knows a fella who says it's true" (ten points for the reference).

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quote:
Originally posted by Gerard Morvan:
Two stories I've heard at work about stupid co-workers/

1) A guy had lent another a CD. The next day, the guy comes back with the cd, telling the lender: "hey, your record doesn't work!" "Well, you rpobably have a problem with your CD player" "No my record player works just fine. I put the disc on it, put the needle on the disc and made it play, but I heard nothing but scratches."

And that guy's name was . . . Austin Powers. [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by Gerard Morvan:
And as the song goes: "I heard it from a guy who knows a fella who says it's true" (ten points for the reference).

I am so flabbergasted that you know Gaelic Storm that I'll even go for the points (song = "Johnny Tarr")!

And it's actually "I heard it from a MAN who knows a fella who says it's true," but who's nitpicking? [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by pob14:
quote:
Originally posted by Gerard Morvan:
Two stories I've heard at work about stupid co-workers/

1) A guy had lent another a CD. The next day, the guy comes back with the cd, telling the lender: "hey, your record doesn't work!" "Well, you rpobably have a problem with your CD player" "No my record player works just fine. I put the disc on it, put the needle on the disc and made it play, but I heard nothing but scratches."

And that guy's name was . . . Austin Powers. [Big Grin]
Nope! That would be my MIL. To her credit, she understands the CD enough to put it in a CD player. I still don't know if she understands she doesn't need to turn it over.

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Alright, I have to tell a story of my poor defenseless sister. When she was about 5, she somehow got her arm stuck in the handrail of my grandparent's staircase. My grandma tried cooking oil -- nothing. After several attempts to slide her arm out, my grandpa ended up having to remove the entire handrail off the wall. When he had finished reattaching the thing, he looked at her, flustered, and asked, "how did you do such a thing?"

My sister shrugged, and said, "like this," putting her arm right back where it had been. My grandpa got the screwdriver back out and went to work again.

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A teacher wrote that he'd marked a student's history essay. When handing it back, he remarked:

"By the way, traditionally, we don't write about kings with an Arabic numeral after their names, but a Roman numeral. Henry VIII, not Henry 8."

"I know," the student replied, "but my keyboard doesn't DO Roman numerals."

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quote:
Originally posted by NobbyNobbs:
How long has it been since the English currency system switched over? Somewhere I have a list of ha'pennies, pounds, shillings, and guineas, just to show my students how much sense a metric system makes. I just don't know how out of date it is.

Sorry to re-hijack this thread.

I don't think NobbyNobbs has had this question answered. We went into decimal currency in 1971 - although it was a gradual process with decimilisation being introduced from about 1969 onwards.

Yes, the decimal system is easy, but I still prefer LSD (the 'D' of course, stands for pennies). 12d = 1 shilling; 20s = 1 plus lots of other things such as groats, guineas, farthings... It was harder to use, but it was fun seeing foreign tourists trying to make head and tail of it.

To comment on a point someone made about Britain being mostly metric, apart from distances being mentioned in miles. Well, no. Britain is still mainly imperial. Miles, gallons and pounds are still the norm. Metres are often used, but only because a metre is roughly a yard.

A few years ago the EU (the spawn of Satan if the popular press is to be believed) tried to get labelling in Britain only in metric, but there was such an outcry (by the aforementioned press) that now everything is priced in both pence per kilogramme and pence per pound.

If you went into a British pub and asked for a litre of beer you would get some very strange looks. Today I bought a bottle of four pints of milk. At a market I bought five pounds of potatoes. A cricket pitch is still a chain (22 yards, not twenty point whatever metres) and horse races are still run in miles and furlongs.

OK, back to stupid Wal-Mart shop assistants...

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I ran into this when Canada was converting to the metric system.

I worked for a hardware store and was filling out an order that included a six ounce bottle of white glue. Since all our containers were in metric I asked which would be closer, the 250mil bottle or the 500 Mil. My boss said, "Just weigh them and give him the six ounce bottle". When I tried to explain that fluid ounces and ounces avoir-dupois were two different things he got pissed off and started spouting that old cliche about "which is heavier a pound of feathers or a pound of lead." and told me "A pound is a pound and an ounce is an ounce."

Of course being a smart ass kid I then asked him if a pound was a pound, how those English men managed to carry 200 pounds in their wallets.

I got a bad mark on my yearly review

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I heard this from my father (who never lies, except when he's got a story that needs a little improving). Shortly after Canada went metric, one guy went to a Canadian lumber yard and said "I need ten pieces of wood, 10 cm by 20 cm by 2 metres long." "Yes Sir. Hey Charlie, this guy wants ten six-foot two-by-fours."

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Well then, the guy was sold the wrong thing, because 10cm x 20cm is just under 1/2" x just under 1". We are metric here, and timber is usually sold by metric measures, but they are uncannily close to the imperial equivalents e.g 13mm x 25mm would be 1/2 x 1. Lengths are usually also equivalent (or close) they seem to go up in multiples of 300mm, where 1 foot is about 305mm from memory. The hardware store near me still sells imperial screws and bolts exclusively (and yes, you can buy a 1/4" bolt that is 40mm long)

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quote:
Originally posted by me, no really:
Well then, the guy was sold the wrong thing, because 10cm x 20cm is just under 1/2" x just under 1".

I think you mean 10mm x 20mm. 10cm x 20cm is about 4" x 8"

Seaboe

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I've worked with construction and building supplies for about 30 years now and even though everything is marked with metric, contractors still work with Imperial measurments. They still order 2x4s and 7/16 plywood.
A 2x4x8 was never that exact dimension. They are roughly 1 1/2" X 3 1/2" by a little over 96" (They always cut lengths about 1/2 inch longer to allow contractors to trim to exact lengths. This allows you to get ,say, two six foot lenths out of a twelve and not lose length to the thickness of your sawblade)
Plywood is still cut to 4' x 8' sheets and their thickness is given as whatever metric measure comes closest to 3/4" or 1/2" or whatever.
Paints and liquids are bought in metric measures.

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quote:
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quote:
Originally posted by me, no really:
Well then, the guy was sold the wrong thing, because 10cm x 20cm is just under 1/2" x just under 1".

I think you mean 10mm x 20mm. 10cm x 20cm is about 4" x 8"

Seaboe

Aaaargh, yes, of course you are correct. Timber is always specified in mm (well, here it is), so I read what I expected to see, not what was actually there.

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Gotta add two real (I claim they are) stories about salespeople on their second best day.

Once at the Hamburg train station, two friends and I decided to spend the afternoon on the Alster lake, drinking a can of beer. So, those train station shops sold half a litre of Jever for 75 Cents, but had a special offer of "2 Jever cans for 1 Euro". We went up there, asking for 6 beer, getting them, and then she asked for €4.50. Okay, she took 6 times .75, but we pointed her to that special offer ad. "But you are not buying two, you are buying six". After a few minutes of talk, we thought we had her convinced of the concept, but then she asked for €4. €1 for the two of the special offer, and €3 for the other four. Since Hamburg's main station has a lot of little shops, all owned by the same company, we just went to another and bought 6 cans for €3.

The other one is a little more complicated, luckily I had it written down in a letter to friends. A few years ago, I bought the game "Civilization II". And I liked it. So I decided to buy the expansion, which was DM (good old days) 49.95. I bought some more stuff and went home. Checking the bill I realised, I had been charged DM69.95, because I did not buy the expansion, but the original game again. Okay, my bad (I did not realize this earlier since I bought some more stuff, thus "diluting" the price). I went back to the store the next day and asked whether I could exchange that and get the excess money back. Sure, no problem. So I took the expansion, gave back the still sealed game itself to the store's manager and got a coupon saying "Pay this customer DM 69.95", went to the cashier, and expected to be handed DM20. Not so.

The guy first takes the coupon, enters "DM-69.95" into his machine, lays DM70 on the desk and says "Sorry, I do not have much change. Do you by any chance have .05?" I hadn't but I told him, it would be okay, if he just gave me DM20. "No, it's two different transactions I have to divide for bookkeeping reasons". Well, okay, but for practical purposes no one cares what we do about the money? No? Okay, he did not get the concept. Okay, let's go his way. But I still did not have the .05, but then he put another .05 on the table and asked for .10 back, which I had.

Okay, we managed part I. Except for that none of the money lying on the table was taken away yet. So hes billed me for 49.95 (Expansion), and entered "paid: 70.15" and before I realized what was going on gave me "my change" of DM20.20. Now he asks for the next customer.

In the meantime I have accumulated My wanted expansion and have DM90.35 in hand (of which .10 were mine originally). Substract the 69.95 I paid the day before, so I now had DM20.30 plus free software... It took quite a while to sort that one out, and I guess we've reached the correct result in the end. The guy was all the time very nice and friendly, but clearly out of his depth.

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A while back I received a replacement credit cardin the mail. I phoned the company and activated it but forgot to sign the back. Because I live in a small town and have a fairly high profile, most people know me, so no cashier ever pointed out my lapse.
My wife and I took a trip to the city and stopped off at Walmart where I tried to pay for our purchases with my new card. The cashier told me that I could not use the card because it had not been signed and she had no proof that I was the person listed on the front. I offered to show her my driver's licence but she said that she could not accept that as proof. So I asked her for a pen, flipped the card over and signed it in front of her. When I reached into my wallet to pull out my licence to show her that the signatures matched she said that it was unnecessary because my credit card had my signature. She then ran it through the till and we left with our purchases

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Not Stupid CSR stories, but Stupid Customer Stories:

I once worked at the Fresno, CA, headquarters of a regional airline. One of my duties was to answer the cargo/small package line. I had a customer call to verify whether a package had arrived in San FRancisco. When I explained that I was in FResno and could not check the location of his package, he asked, "Well, can't you just drive over and see if its there?" (For those who might not know, Fresno is about 3 hours south of Frisco)

Also had a person call and enquire about airfare to Hawaii. When I quoted the price, she hemmed and hawed, then said she thought she'd check with Amtrak.

A local fruit stand used to sell strawberries for $12.00/flat or $5.00 for 1/2 flat. I always bought two half flats.

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Uklo its 3:21 am and my brain hurts now LOL

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This makes me feel better about a couple of recent instances of cerebral flatulence (same day, too):

While running errands, stopped at the library to return a couple of videos, pay an overdue fine (my oops, I'd misremembered the due date), and pick up a couple of holds. Next stop was RiteAid, where I bought a beverage and planned to get cash back on my debit card. Pulled card out of wallet, didn't quite get it to reader before the cashier could not longer suppress a giggle. I was attempting to pay for my transaction with my library card, which is filed next to my debit card in my wallet. [Big Grin]

A little later the same day, I'd finished up an online accounting class and was taking the final exam. Came up with 97% on a 36-question exam. Turned out that the one missed question was because I had read the question about a payable and answered the question for a comparable receivable. (sigh)

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quote:
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How do these people survive?
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I saw a lady at work putting a credit card into her floppy drive and pulling it out very quickly. When I inquired as to what she was doing, she said she was shopping on the Internet and they kept asking for a credit card number, so she was using the ATM "thingy."

I doubt it. That souns like it used to be a blonde joke, and they just changed it.
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I had a lady call the hotel the other day and ask about prices. I explained the prices for the dates and she asked me what type of room the least expensive was.

Me: The least expensive is our Posada room; it's 450 sqaure feet and they are around our main pool.
Her: Where are they?
Me: Around our main pool.
Her: I don't get it.
Me: They are in buildings around our main pool area.
Her: I still don't get it. You're not being helpful here.
Me: Each building has 6 rooms. The buildings that our Posada rooms are in are around our main pool.
Her: Why are you dodging my question!?! You're not being helpful at all!! IS there a reason you're being so evasive??
Me: The Posada rooms are in buildings that surround the main pool.
Her: You're really not being helpful here.

The conversation went on like that for another 5 minutes or so. She still never understood where our Posada rooms were located.

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I took a customer's call this weekend when I was working my part time job that had me laughing pretty good afterwards.

Me: What can I help you with?

Customer: I'm in the middle of laying some tile and I don't know how much thinset to put down.

Me: What kind and size of tile are you laying?

Customer: 12X12 ceramic tile.

Me: And you said you are using thinset?

Customer: Yes. I am using a 1/4 inch square notched trowel.

Me: So you apply at a 1/4 thick.

Customer: But I still don't know how much to put down.

Me: Take the thinset and put it on the floor, comb it out with your trowel.

Customer: So I should apply a 1/4 of thinset and then trowel it out.

Me: No. Just put a bunch of thinset on the floor and the notches in your trowel will leave a 1/4 inch.


I still don't know if he got the concept or not. [Roll Eyes]

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Richard W
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quote:
Originally posted by kitapped out of punny ideas:
I had a lady call the hotel the other day and ask about prices. I explained the prices for the dates and she asked me what type of room the least expensive was.

Me: The least expensive is our Posada room; it's 450 sqaure feet and they are around our main pool.
Her: Where are they?
Me: Around our main pool.
Her: I don't get it.
Me: They are in buildings around our main pool area.
Her: I still don't get it. You're not being helpful here.
Me: Each building has 6 rooms. The buildings that our Posada rooms are in are around our main pool.
Her: Why are you dodging my question!?! You're not being helpful at all!! IS there a reason you're being so evasive??
Me: The Posada rooms are in buildings that surround the main pool.
Her: You're really not being helpful here.

The conversation went on like that for another 5 minutes or so. She still never understood where our Posada rooms were located.

Did you think to say "swimming pool" at any point? If she didn't understand something you said, then repeating it doesn't necessarily help.
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quote:
Originally posted by Richard W:
quote:
Originally posted by kitapped out of punny ideas:
I had a lady call the hotel the other day and ask about prices. I explained the prices for the dates and she asked me what type of room the least expensive was.

Me: The least expensive is our Posada room; it's 450 sqaure feet and they are around our main pool.
Her: Where are they?
Me: Around our main pool.
Her: I don't get it.
Me: They are in buildings around our main pool area.
Her: I still don't get it. You're not being helpful here.
Me: Each building has 6 rooms. The buildings that our Posada rooms are in are around our main pool.
Her: Why are you dodging my question!?! You're not being helpful at all!! IS there a reason you're being so evasive??
Me: The Posada rooms are in buildings that surround the main pool.
Her: You're really not being helpful here.

The conversation went on like that for another 5 minutes or so. She still never understood where our Posada rooms were located.

Did you think to say "swimming pool" at any point? If she didn't understand something you said, then repeating it doesn't necessarily help.
Yes, I think I would have asks some additional questions, like 'what information are you looking for specifically'?

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quote:
Originally posted by Seanette:
Pulled card out of wallet, didn't quite get it to reader before the cashier could not longer suppress a giggle. I was attempting to pay for my transaction with my library card, which is filed next to my debit card in my wallet. [Big Grin]

Last September the library in my college installed card-reading devices (previously they'd employed someone to sit there all day and look at people's student cards as they were going in). To date I've tried to get into the library using my photocopying card, my ATM card and my tram card, and I'm sure it's only a matter of time before I try to get in with my credit card.

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True, but sometimes when you get into that kind of a loop you get so frustrated that you're unable to think of any other way to express yourself. Or at least, I do. Hence the repeated yelling of "Air Bud! I'm saying Air Bud!" rather than intelligently spelling it or writing it down.

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quote:
Originally posted by unbroken:
To date I've tried to get into the library using my photocopying card, my ATM card and my tram card, and I'm sure it's only a matter of time before I try to get in with my credit card.

Over the years, I've discovered that: my house keys won't start the car, the car keys won't get me into work, and the keys to Taco Bell's front door won't open my front door.

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Loyhargil
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I came from a very small rural town. The vast majority of kids who went to school that went to college, went to one of the two small colleges within half an hour. My senior year, several of us actually went to colleges anywhere from 1 1/2 hours to 2 1/2 hours away.

I was one of the ones that went a full 1 1/2 away from home.

One of my classmates, who chose a closer college, asked me why I wanted to go so far from home, wasn't I happy? I stated I was, but I had a good scholarship, the school also had a law school and law school scholarships for those that went to the undergraduate school, and that I wanted to live away from home and have a little bit of independence.

She looked at me and said, "You and your college words..."

I was pretty stumped about what she meant, so I asked, "What 'college word?'"

She replied, "'Independence.'"

[Eek!]

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I have had co-workers accuse me of making up the words "scofflaw," "gaslighting*," and, my personal favorite, "sullen."

*In the sense of trying to drive someone insane, as in the film Gaslight.

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Mistletoey Chloe
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Sounds like a Seinfeld moment.

Woman: I started riding these trains in the '40s. Those days a man would give up their seat for a woman. Now we're liberated and we have to stand.
Elaine: It's ironic.
Woman: What's ironic?
Elaine: This, that we've come all this way, we've made all this progress, but, you know, we've lost the little things, the niceties.
Woman: No, I mean what does 'ironic' mean?

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