Costco

June 15, 2016

Costco

Chupa called Costco to see if they had a certain piece of luggage in stock at the Atwater warehouse.

“It may have been discontinued,” the customer service rep told him.  “May I place you on a brief hold?”

“Sure.”  

Chupa listened to hold ads for a few minutes.

Suddenly he brightened.

 

“Costco has a giant shit cake!” he said to me.  “Almost big enough for everyone to have seconds!”




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