The Joys of Working in a Bookshop – #7

Those moments when a very official-looking guy walks in, comes up to your desk and says, “I’m here from the Faculty of Law, about the law books,” and you go through five minutes of “Did you order them? Did you send us an email? Did you speak to one of my colleagues on the phone? Which books do you mean, exactly?” until you find out that he’s not, in fact, a member of the faculty staff, but a slightly more mature freshman who’s in the shop for the first time ever, just looking for his study books.

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