"You're welcome" turns 100?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon May 14 19:57:09 UTC 2007

At 5/14/2007 10:41 AM, Geoffrey S. Nathan wrote:
>[busboy refills water glass]
>Me:  Thanks
>Busboy:  Not a problem.

First (and every succeeding) time I hear this, in a similar context,
I intend to reply (unless, perhaps, I'm in the Far East):

Me:  I should hope not.


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