Wednesday 17 January 2007

American Madness - Part I

I was recently in Atlanta on a business trip - I was previously unaware that Atlanta is the busiest airport in the world by traveller numbers!

I thought I would take the opportunity to buy myself an iPod - 80GB, black. The Apple store in the nearby shopping mall seemed like the ideal place for unloading my dollar-filled wallet.

"Hi there sir, how's it goin'?" was the greeting I received from the overly-smiley shopping assistant.

"Grand, thanks." was my unimaginative reply.

"Oh you're European, right?" - how did she guess based on my short & snappy response?

"Yes, that's right. I'm from Belfast."

"Oh cool. That's in Germany, right?"

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