I went to see our local undertaker today
wasn't around. Instead I had to deal with the senior owner of the business, his mother-in-law.
I clearly prefer dealing with
(like most people do, I suppose), even though he tends to have trouble getting to the damn point (yes, he talks a lot), which seems to drive some people crazy. I, on the other hand, have no problem with that. I simply stop him dead mid-sentence, and tell him to stick to the mere facts, which (I suspect) he considers rude and
. But, as a mortician, he should know better than anyone that life is short, and that wasting other people's time by meandering around the plot is a selfish thing to do. But that's christians for you.
Anyway, I entered the shop (to deliver a photo for the funeral), and the old hag crawled out of her office.
In case you have never had to arrange a burial, let me tell you that
for absolutely everything
. And I mean
But there is one thing especially that I really cannot tolerate, and that's when an undertaker expresses his (fake) "condolences" to you ... which is exactly what that old cunt did today. Not only is such behaviour really bad style (to put it mildly), but it's downright