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We had errands to do today & I needed to get some things so I could finish wrapping presents that I was shipping to my family in England. I needed Kraft brown paper............simple WRONG!!!!

First of all there is no one over the age of 18 working in any store on Sunday! First store I went into I couldn't find it & after asking the teeny bopper led me to the aisle with paper towels! Back to the car.

Next store - couldn't find it nor the help! Back to the car.

Next store - couldn't find it so asked teenager w/earphone attached, who looked at me like I had two heads!!! He asked me to repeat what I said so he could ask someone on his "magic" earphone! I repeated in my best "american" accent "Kraft brown wrapping paper - it comes on a roll" He speaks into earphone "Do we have Croid paper rolls?"

All I could think of was "you say tomayto. I say tomahto"!!!!

I repeated "KRAFT like the cheese" dude! He mumbled something else. I repeated again "KRAFT like macaroni & cheese"!! He mumbled. I said "forget it" Back to the car.

Of course, by now, Popster was getting very impatient & made me repeat saying "Kraft" before he wouldl drop me at the next store!

Finally sucess - they had it & I didn't even had to ask!!



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