I'm fishing in my pocket for the Money. The total comes to $15.21. I handed the nice lady a Twenty. As she is about to close the register I pull out the required change and say "I actually have the 21 cents." I was expecting a reply along the lines of "Ok, not a problem" or "I hate having tons of change too...here's a five spot."
Did I get that? No. The next sentence that was uddered quite frankly scared me.
"umm...I don't know how to do that..."
What? You don't know how to do simple addition? Isn't that required? When I worked at Friendly's eons ago, I had to pass a simple math Test before I could work the register. Nothing outrageous. Just simple addition and subtraction.
The bill is $22.37. What is the change from $30? From $40?
Have things gotten that bad that people can't do simple math problems without consulting a calculator or
Ok, I'm off to consult my PDA for my current schedule.