A student walked into my office today.

“Can I do some photocopying?” he asked.

I looked at him blankly for a few seconds, searching his face for any hint in his expression that he had the first clue just how daft his question was.

“Yes,” I answered eventually, “if you can find the photocopier.”

My office isn’t very big, so it didn’t take him long to discover that he would be better off trying elsewhere.

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One response to “Lost”

  1. Karl says :

    oh yes. Happens a lot here.

    “Can I get some photocopying please?”

    “Yes. Turn round, go left, keep walking to resources. Ask the nice lady in there”. They do too.

    It’s like the immortal “has a football just come out the printer?”

    “If it has, it’s flat matey.”


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