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    A Paucity Of Verbosity

    | UK | Employees, Language & Words

    (I need to get some prescription medication, and decide to use the opportunity to get some exfoliating cream, which helps remove dead skin.)

    Me: “Hi, this is a prescription I need filled. Can you also tell me where you keep the exfoliating creams?”

    Cashier: “…The what?”

    Me: “Exfoliating creams?”

    Cashier: *slowly* “Ex-fooo-liating creams…” *turns to her manager* “What’s exfoliating creams?”

    Manager: *to me* “They’re right this way.”

    Cashier: “Sorry, I haven’t learnt big words yet!”