I was working the reference desk when one of our more colorful regulars approached.
Him: “Hi there, I ordered a book a couple weeks ago through the interplanetary loan.”
Me: “I’m sorry, say that again.”
Him: “You know, interplanetary loan - where you get books from different libraries.”
Me: “Oh yeah, I think you mean-“
Him: “I’m sorry, not interplanetary loan, I mean interstellar loan.”
Me: “Right. It might be a few light years yet. We’ll contact you when it comes in, okay?”
Him: “Okay then, have a nice day.”