Posted: October 16, 2013 at 2:56 a.m.

DEAR JEANNE & LEONARD: The sales clerk at a pie stall at my local farmers market apparently is learning to be a mime. It takes forever to buy something from this guy because he’s always doing his pantomime shtick for the customers, whether they like it or not (he is, by the way, a terrible mime).

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