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Tipping the I.R.S.
Tags:tax, taxes, taxing, taxed, tax return, tax returns, internal revenue service, irs, i.r.s., hmrc, her majesty's revenue and customs, her majestys revenue and customs, hm revenue and customs, tax collecting, tax collector, tax man, taxman, service, tip, tips, tipping, hopeful, unhelpful, disliked, government, governments, money, monies, law, laws, return, returns, unusual, unlikely, bribe, bribes, bribery, corruption, corrupt
Tags:returns, return, returning, refund, refunds, refunding, refunded, shopper, shoppers, shopping, consumerism, consumer, consumers, consumerist, consumerists, remorse, remorseful, regret, regretting, regretful, mall, malls, shopping mall, shopping malls, shopping center, shopping centers, shopping centre, shopping centres, customer, customers, return service, return service, buyer, buyers, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
December 26th . . . The Returns
Tags:christmas, xmas, noel, yule, santa claus, santa, elf, father christmas, st. nick, st. nicholas, elves, north pole, december, december 26th, december 26, the day after christmas, boxing day, return, returns, returning, exchange, exchanges, unwanted gifts, unwanted presents, gift, gifts, present, presents, shopping, christmas chopping, store, stores, shop, shops, sack, sacks, consumerism, santa's helper, santa's helpers
"No, I'm not faking it, I'm really happy when they come home."
Tags:dog, dogs, dog owner, dog owners, dog owning, fake, fakes, faker, fakers, fake it, fakes it, faking it, delight, joy, joyful, return, returns, return home, returns home, returning home, come back, comes back, coming back, dog lover, dog lovers, accusation, accusations, accuse, accuses, accusing, suck up, sucks up, sucking up, flatter, flatters, flattering, flatterer, flatterers
"Damn, Toto! We're back in Kansas!"
Tags:kansas, wizard of oz, return, returns, returning, walk, walks, walking, long walk, long walks, fantasy, fantasies, fantasy land, fantasy lands, yellow brick road, home, homes, home land, home lands, home life, home lives, return home, returns home, returning home, get back, gets back, getting back, homecoming, homecomings
'I'm not interested in minimum risk. I want long term gains without risk.'
"The crab Florentine is excellent, but the rack of lamb has limited downside risk.''
Tags:restaurant, waiter, waiters, wait staff, waiting staff, recommendation, recommendations, dining out, downside risk, downside risks, financial risk, financial risks, return, returns, expected return, expected returns, stock market, the stock market, stocks and shares, investing, investor, investors, financial market, the financial markets, giving advice, good advice, playing the market
"It pains me to tell you this, but it ain't broke."
Tags:broken, broke, fix, fixed, fixing, sales, salesman, salesperson, fix-it, repair, repairs, repaired, repairman, repairmen, customer, customers, customer service, appliances, truthful, honest, honesty, honestly, rip-off, ripped-off, returned, returns, return, shop, shops, store, stores, maintenance
"Tell your grandfather how much you like his present and ask him if he still has the receipt."
Tags:return, returns, gift, gifts, present, presents, christmas, x-mas, xmas, unwanted, unwanted gift, unwanted gifts, receipt, receipts, returns department, returns departments, self-interest, self-interested, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, mobile, mobiles, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart phones, exchange, exchanges, exchanging, birthday, birthdays, thankful, grateful, inappropriate, ask permission, asking permission, limited screen time, limiting screen time
"Mr. Colton, do we stand behind our products?"
Tags:guarantee, guarantees, guaranteeing, stand behind your work, standing behind your work, product, products, retail, retailer, retailers, retail store, retail stores, electronics store, electronics stores, ominous, concern, concerns, concerning, worry, worries, worrying, unreliable, reliability, return, returns, return policy, return policies, boss, shop, shops, shopping, modern life, boss, bosses, customer service, customer service representative, sales, sales training, sales trainer, sales trainers, boss, bosses, clerk, clerks, store clerk, store clerks, reassure, reassures, reassuring, reassurance
Car rental drop box.
Magic kit - make anything mysteriously disappear.
"There, there, now! Perhaps I didn't give it a fair trial."
Tags:complaint, complaints, complaints department, complaints departments, returns policy, returns policies, returns, sympathy, customer service, customer services, customer experience, second chance, second chances, inconsolable, customer satisfaction, tantrum, tantrums, weeping, weepy, emotional, overly emotional, sensitive, sensitivity, taking things personally
"Rosalie—your poor performance this year has reduced your parents' investment in you by almost seventy per cent."
Tags:bad grade, bad grades, grade, grades, grading, report card, report cards, teen, teens, teenager, teenagers, academic performance, underperform, underperformance, tuition, disappoint, disappoints, disappointment, disappointments, disappointing, investment, investments, investing, return, returns, parent, parents, parent-teacher conference, parent-teacher conferences, principal, principals, teacher, teachers, portfolio, portfolios, stock, stocks, stock market
Holiday Gift Return
Tags:disenchantment, disenchanted, gift, gifts, return, returns, gift return, line, lines, lined up, queue, queues, gift giving, shopping, shop, store, stores, holiday, holidays, christmas, holiday shopping, christmas shopping, customer, customers, retail, retail shopping, retailer, retailers, retail business, retail businesses, customer service, client service
'I'm with the I.R.S. you had better report this as income.'
"If they fit, we can return them."
Tags:christmas, xmas, noel, yule, christmas day, gift, gifts, present, presents, opening gifts, opening presents, fashion, clothes, clothing, men's clothing, men's clothes, menswear, pants, trousers, baggy, loose fitting, style, trend, trends, fad, fads, trendy, in-style, boys clothes, boys clothing, boy, boys, teen, teens, teenager, teenagers, fit, ill-fitting, return, returning, returns, exchange, exchanges, exchanging, refund, refunding, refunds, retail, consumerism
'It's a disgrace! I've only had this for two weeks, and LOOK! The novelty has almost completely worn off!'
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, child, children, home, homes, boomerang, boomerangs, return, returns, returning, returned, returner, returners, baby, babies, son, sons, disappoint, disappoints, disappointed, disappointment, disappointments, shock, shocks, shocked, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
"It's your mother. She's floated back."
Tags:mother, mothers, mom, moms, mum, mums, ice flow, ice flows, ice floe, ice floes, eskimo, eskimos, inuit, inuits, yupik, yupiks, mother in law, mothers in law, float, floats, float away, floats away, floating away, exile, exiles, exiled, sent away, die, dies, dying, death, deaths, in-law, in-laws, return, returns, returning
'Yes... Now I see - no pocket. So perhaps the glove is defective.'
Tags:baseball, base ball, player, players, glove, gloves, sporting goods, sporting equipment, glove pocket, glove pockets, return, returns, returning, returned, defect, defects, defective, fault, faults, faulty, faulted, customer, customers, rubbish, useless, bring back, brings back, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
'I want to return this yarn you sold my wife.'
'OK, if I can't find my way back to my cubicle in 2 more days, I'll definitely consider asking for help.'
To err is human and subject to penalty