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"Down the Drain with Jane"
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 • Posted December 22, 2010

I was put to the test on saying, "Merry Christmas!" Of all places, I was at the HEB Gas Pump. Pumping in the less expensive grade, when I heard the lady with a German accent, tell the lady paying at the window of the box, "Have a Happy Holiday!" I was right there, so I yelled at the lady in the Box, "SHAME ON YOU —— it’s Merry Christmas!"

She was very defensive about my calling her on this. She said, "Vell Christmas is a holiday, once!"

I yelled back, "Then why didn’t you say, "Merry Christmas?" I think she turned off her speaker!

I paid with a credit card, so I didn’t have to go up to the window at the Box. But, I was thinking, If it were me that she said "Happy Holidays" to, then just how would I return the 9.004 gallons of gasoline, that I had just pumped in. Saved again!!!!!! Most of the clerks just said, "Have a nice day!"

While talking to the Directv, the man from the other side of the world, he told me, "Have a Merry Christmas!" Yes, so a man from the other side of the world knew what season it was and the German lady in Fredericksburg didn’t have a clue!

P.S. Hope the gift isn’t one you have to plug in and push. Nor the kind that you have to pull to start (weed eaters, chain saws, mowers, etc.). Too, anything John Deere Green!!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU!

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