Sunday, 14 September 2014

Castor sugar

Years ago
I worked in a bookstore
A big bookstore on a university campus
They sold lots of books
Textbooks mostly
But lots of other books and things
And every so often one of the customers
One of the students would ask questions about the bookstore
About where to find a book
Or about the return policy
Or something
But instead of referring to it as the bookstore
They would call it the library
And I remember thinking that I wanted to tell them
That there were lots of differences between a bookstore and a library
Like in one you had to pay for your books but in another they were free

And I've always kind of loved it
When people are referring to the library and they say

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