Water You, Stupid
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(While passing through airport security, a
passenger’s bag needs to be pulled because the
x-ray operator sees an obvious big bottle of
water when the limit is 3.4 02.)
Me: "Whose bag is this?”
Passenger: "Oh! Oh! Oohhh! It's mine! Is
there something wrong?"
Me: "Ijust need to take a quick look inside,
ma’am. This shouldn't take more than a
couple of minutes.”
Passenger: “Well, hurry. I think they're
boarding my plane."
(I open her bag and find the bottle almost
immediately. She gasps as I pull it out.)
Me: "Ma’am, I’m afraid you cannot have this
beyond this point."
Passenger: ”Why not? Ijust bought it, and it's
Me: "Ma'am, the rules clearly state that you
cannot have any liquids over 3.4 oz in your
carry on. Ifyou'd like to, you could-”
Passenger: "But that’s not a liquid!”
Me: "Excuse me, ma’am?”