Can You Top This Embarrassing Moment?
One of these days, I promised myself, I was going to have a regular, non-embarrassing, don’t-do-anything-stupid kind of day.
Today wasn’t that day.
“Are you Debby?” the first customer of the day asked me.
“No, my name is Kate,” I said, smiling and continuing to make conversation with her.
Then, not more than an hour later, someone else said to me, “You’re Kate, correct?” I confirmed that I was and we exchanged a bit of small talk.
Oddly, as the day went on, more than half dozen customers asked me my name. I knew I had pinned on my name badge that morning and could see its shiny silver finish out of the corner of my eye. I shrugged off the random remarks about my name and pressed on. Upon leaving I unpinned my name tag. It read Debby.