Thursday, 29 January 2015

Never mess with a carpet salesman



There I was, 'sat sitting here' planning a visit to the carpet shop we always use, although it's been a while since I was last there. I found the little industrial estate where I thought they were located on Street View but the shop name was different and in fact it looked nothing like I remembered.

So, having found some previous paperwork I gave them a ring:

Me: Hi there, is that XXXXX Carpets?

Salesman: Indeed it is Madam, how can I help?

Me: It's been a while since I was last in your shop but I plan to drive over to discuss a carpet refit. The thing is, I can't pinpoint you so can you please tell me exactly where you are?

Salesman - without missing a beat: Of course Madam, right now I'm out the back of the shop, to the left hand side, standing by the kettle.

Me: Bwahahahaha, snort, snuffle, sob, squeak.

Picked self up off the floor and then had a sensible conversation (during which it transpired that they're just a bit further on than I was looking) - but it did make my afternoon :)

Di
x

27 comments:

SARN said...

Bwa ha ha ha haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! XXX

Kath said...

Fabulous Di - it certainly made me laugh!
Kath x

Pat said...

Well, he was extremely precise Di, and it did give you and us a laugh!!!!!

Kathyk said...

Don't you love a sense of humour!

Kathyk

scrappymo! said...

ahahahaha

jimlynn said...

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! TOO funny!!!
Lynn

Lynne said...

First rule in retail, make your customer laugh and you`re almost guaranteed a sale and even a friend referral
Lynne xxx

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Tee Hee. Too Funny. Thanks for the laugh.

Karen Petitt said...

lol! xx

Jacee said...

He's so sharp he wants to watch he doesn't cut himself!!! LOL
Hugs Jacee
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Jane Willis said...

Love it! I would absolutely have to buy from somebody like that!

Amanda said...

That just made me laugh out loud, I think I scared my Hubbie lol. Hugs, Amanda x

Pippa said...

It's great when you get someone with a sense of humour! :)

Darnell J Knauss said...

Ah, if only the world were filled with more quick-witted and jolly folk in the world! I'm glad you shared this, Di, and I'm glad you are giving him your business!! Hugs, Darnell

mamapez5 said...

That did make me laugh. I´m so glad you shared it. Kate x

Sue - said...

Lol!:-)

Liz said...

ROTFL!!! xx

Carol L said...

Now that's customer service with a smile! Gotta love it :)

Cathy said...

Brilliant :)

Sandra H said...

Lol! x

Sarah said...

Priceless!!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Ha ha - so funny!
Caroline xxx

Lucy Woods said...

Lol! Oh deary me!xx

Brenda said...

OMGosh, that is so funny!!! What a great day that had to be after that!!! Love it! Love when people have such a great sense of humor. Hugs, Brenda

Princess Judy Palmer said...

He was just about to give you GPS coordinates when you started laughing....!

GrĂ¡ O'Neill said...

Love it :)

Hettie said...

Bwahahahaaaa! Now I know what you were talking about earlier.
Hugs
xx