I'm getting older and I admit I have hearing loss. But this guy definitely said, "Where's the Tums?"
So I tell him they're behind where he's standing on the aisle on the left. He heads that way and I go back to my business of saving lives one person at a time. A few minutes later I look up and see him headed over to where my technician is standing.
She takes him out on the floor and down another aisle. I figure he asked her where something else is located. We get that a lot. People are completely helpless and can't find anything on their own. They probably lost every game of Hide and Seek as a child. It's sad when you think about it.
So the tech wanders back in and I asked, "What was he looking for this time?"
Tech: "Condoms. He said you sent him down the wrong aisle."
Me: "He asked for TUMS."
Tech: "I know. I heard him when he asked you."
ConDOMS... Tums... might sound alike, a little I guess, but both me and the 25 year old technician heard him say TUMS the first time.
Oh well. One thing I know for sure: Tums will not prevent pregnancy of the spread of STDs.