I’ve been mailing out a lot of packages lately, and the staff at my local post office just seem to drive me crazy. Here’s a typical interaction:
“How would you like this to be mailed, sir?”
“Whatever is cheapest – there’s no hurry.”
“Well, we can send it Parcel Post for $4.90 which will get it there in 3 to five business days, priority mail for $10.35 which is two to three days, or $25.15 for overnight express mail.”
“Whatever is cheapest – there’s no hurry. Parcel Post is fine.”
“Ok, would you like to add delivery confirmation or insurance?”
“Does that make it any cheaper?” I asked, hoping she’d get the hint.
“No sir, it does not. Delivery confirmation is only More...