Why is it Wal-Mart seems to insist on posting their slowest, most antiquarian cashiers in the express lane.
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I arrived early at the walk-in clinic and sat by the front door to read my book until the clinic opened. Naturally, the door was locked and the lights were off. Soon, a lady customer arrived, walked past me and tried the door.
Then, apparently noticing my presence, inquired if I was in line. I assured her I was which temporarily diverted her away from my choice place in front of the door. Soon, she was back and tried the door again. It still was 15 minutes until the facility opened.
I took another look at the clinic’s sign—to be sure its specialty was medical, not mental.
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"Congratulations" to Comcast—the local cable TV outfit—for earning the position of lousiest business establishment in Vero Beach. It would be fitting punishment if their executives were sentenced to having to deal with their own telephone representatives on a daily basis.