aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

This happens far more often than most people realize

So there I was, filling out a check in the grocery store. The amount was $16.48. The cashier turned to me and said, in a slightly expectant tone, "Sixteen forty-eight."

As God is my witness, it was all I could do to stop myself from snapping my head up and yelling out, "PEACE OF WESTPHALIA!" as quick as I could.

My fellow history buffs will understand, but nobody else will.
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