Sunday, February 11, 2007

Getting Nickel and Dimed - Literally

After eating Pho on the Ave at a place that only accepts cash with my friend Kevin, I find out that he is a bit short on cash. The total comes to $11.24 so I ask Kevin if he has a quarter on him. Unfortunately he doesn't, so I hand the cashier 12 dollars. What I get back is a handful of nickels and dimes. Thinking that it must be some kind of mistake, I ask for three quarters. The cashier informs me that they're out of quarters.

Next time I eat there, I'm paying with nickels and dimes.


blogfan said...

It isn't too often you find places that only deal with cash. Most places seem to prefer plastic to getting actual money.

Kevin said...

Won't doing this perpetuate the problem?