Bil Browning

Overheard at the grocery store

Filed By Bil Browning | April 30, 2009 1:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: Kroger, marriage equality, overheard conversation

As I was checking out at the Kroger, a female clerk walked up to the lady ringing me up.

Clerk 1: Can you work over today?
Clerk 2: It's my birthday!
Clerk 1: Really?
Clerk 2: You forgot my birthday? I'm gonna divorce you!
Clerk 1: We can't get married in Indiana. I'm black and you're white.
Clerk 2: I still want a present.

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Is this true? I don't believe it.

That is definitely the best thing I've heard all day :)

A. J. Lopp | April 30, 2009 5:06 PM

Oh, Bil, this had to be at the Kroger's on 16th Street just east of Greg's ... was it? (And why exactly were you risking your life by shopping there?)

Simon Aronoff | May 1, 2009 2:52 PM

Ha! I love people sometimes.