Me: With your purchase today you get eight risk free weeks of one of the magazines, which would you like to go with?
... "Neither?" So you want neither of the FIVE magazines I've just offered you? From dictionary.com:
Usage Note: According to the traditional rule, neither is used only to mean "not one or the other of two." To refer to "none of several," none is preferred: None (not neither) of the three opposition candidates would make a better president than the incumbent.And also today:
Me: There's $41.41 left on your giftcard.
Teen Customer: $41.41? That's ironic.
Me: [stifles rage]
WHY CAN'T PEOPLE LEARN THE MEANING OF IRONY? Irony is when the conveyed meaning is opposite from the literal meaning. Not when you have $41.41 left on your gift card.
People are fucking stupid. There, I said it.
For more smrt people, watch the one funny bit from the E show Starveillance: