Weird Things People Say in Bookshops, the book, will have to be a gift idea for Christmas 2012, as it is not published until April. However, many stories may be found on This is not the six word novel, the blog the book originates in. And just now Jen has a Christmas edition up, containing such gems as this:
a customer reading a book about the nativity.
Customer *to her friend*: Don’t you ever get the feeling that Baby Jesus is somehow related to Herod? I always think that he’s going to go: ‘JESUS. I AM YOUR FATHER.’