Friday, 18 December 2009

buying poetry

do i need to say anything? got from overheard in the office

Borders customer: It's by... I don't know her name, but she's the new Poet Laureate.

Borders clerk: Her name is "Laureate"?

Borders customer, sighing: Never mind.


Feltbug said...

Maybe that is why all the Borders are closing down here in London! I was pleased for Foyles in Charing Cross Road - hope it brings them lots more business.

Rachel Fox said...

Great story!

Totalfeckineejit said...

Borders customer: No, no, it's Duffy !

Borders clerk : The singer or the vampire slayer?

Roxana said...

ahahahah, wow

swiss said...

it's still making me laugh.

tho i have to say a welsh singing vampire slayer. these days that's got to have legs!