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Re: [Czechlist] Re: Franz Kafka International Airport

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  • James Kirchner
    I did better. I complained to Kmart headquarters in my home state of Michigan. The consumer relations rep burst out laughing (you have to admit, it was
    Message 1 of 9 , Mar 29, 2009
      I did better. I complained to Kmart headquarters in my home state of
      Michigan. The consumer relations rep burst out laughing (you have to
      admit, it was pretty funny) and he is said to have looked into the
      issue.

      Jamie

      On Mar 29, 2009, at 9:53 AM, spektrum2002 wrote:

      > To mi ale i na ceske pomery prijde nehorazne. Kdybych tam tehdy s
      > vami byl, byl bych si za vas stězoval u reditele Maje.
      > Petr
      > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, James Kirchner <jpklists@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Here's what I went through in Maj right after Kmart bought it, lo
      > > those many years ago:
      > >
      > > I went into the men's lavatory and found there was no toilet
      > paper, so
      > > I went to a hajzlbaba sitting at a cart outside the door of the
      > > women's and asked her how much toilet paper was. She said, "Ja vam
      > > neprodam zadny toaletni papir, protoze muzsky zachod je zadarmo." I
      > > told her there was no toilet paper in there and that I needed some.
      > > "Muzsky zachod je zadarmo a zadny papir nedostanete." We went around
      > > and around in circles with this many times, with me trying to appeal
      > > to her compassion, offering her an outrageous sum for the toilet
      > > paper, and the answer was always the same, that I had no right to
      > buy
      > > toilet paper, because the men's lavatory was free.
      > >
      > > After this had gone on for a long time, and I was getting more and
      > > more desperate, a line of ladies waiting for the women's bathroom
      > took
      > > up my cause and pleaded with the lady to sell me a kousicek papiru.
      > > The hajzlbaba responded, "No, ja prave koncim a uz neni moje vec."
      > > They pleaded with her some more, but she continued to say her shift
      > > was over and that she had no power in the situation anymore, and she
      > > began packing up. Finally, some lady gave me a paper napkin from her
      > > purse, and I did my business.
      > >
      > > In retrospect, I can't believe I was so civil as not to swipe a roll
      > > of paper from under the woman's nose, use it, bring back the
      > remainder
      > > and pay her.
      > >
      > > Jamie
      > >
      > > On Mar 29, 2009, at 6:38 AM, spektrum2002 wrote:
      > >
      > > > Haha, to jsem se zasmal!
      > > > Vzdycky, kdyz jsem totiz byl na Nadrazi Holesovice na zachode a
      > > > videl ty hajzbaby, jak s^te^kaji na cizince (kteri u sebe nemaji
      > > > ceskou ani korunu), at vyvali 5 Kc (nebo at se po...), tak jsem si
      > > > rikal, ze ti cizinci museji hned pocitit, ze jsou v zemi Franze
      > Kafky.
      > > > V posledni dobe je to jine, berou tam i eura, ale myslim, ze v
      > > > nejakem dost nevyhodem kurzu = ze ty cizince pekne okradaji.
      > > > Kazdopadne "Nadrazi Franze Kafky" je dokonala konotace.
      > > > Petr A.
      > > > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Liz Spacilova" <spacils@>
      > wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > > When did they rename Ruzyn��?
      > > > >
      > > > > Great link. It seems as though Nadrazi Holesovice is actually
      > > > officially Nadrazi Franze Kafky, but no one seems to know ... http://domaci.ihned.cz/c1-26961470-ceske-drahy-a-reklama-podle-franze-kafky
      > > > ...
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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