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Thursday, November 06, 2008

Son of Splat!!!

What is it with this place? A young lad (OK, a yoof) has just wandered into the lending library, sat down at a table and started doing some coursework. He was doing no harm to anyone whatsoever, and was obviously of a polite disposition as he asked a passing member of staff:

"It is OK for me to sit here and do my coursework isn't it?"

"Ooh, I don't know. I'll have to check."


"Sorry, they say you've got to go upstairs to the reference library."

I'm sure I read something about Policy Team writing a Customer Welcome Strategy recently...


Anonymous said...

I was a yoof once, you know, back when Dr Who was the real Dr Who. Tom Baker and all.

It is now my considered opinion that if I was sat in a library and a modern yoof type was also there, then I'm probably the one that should be forcably ejected.

I blame society...

The Topiary Cow said...

The Lending Library is different from the Reference Library? Cow's mind boggles.

Cow doesn't understand this at all.

Here in the states there is one library. There may be a reference "section" but seating all around the library is for everyone.

Puzzled moo!

librarylizzie said...

Please please tell me you are making this up.

Gadjo Dilo said...

Was he sitting on the dance floor or something?

the.effing.librarian said...

What's cracking me up is that I keep hearing the voice of Alexei Sayle, like when he was on the Young Ones doing the ad for "Pot Noodle" saying "Ooh, I don't know. I'll have to check."

pot noodle vid here, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e6HhYR7d4Q

Kevin Musgrove said...

famulus: Quite so, quite so.

Ms Cow: unfortunately, in this library the reference section's upstairs, which leads to nonsense like this

Lis: I dearly wish I were!

gd: if we had a dance floor we'd not use it for lack of licence

effing: you have it exactly right.