Store owner: Hello.
Karin: Hello, is this Joe’s Shoe Repair?
Store owner: Yes, how can I help you?
Karin: I’m calling to find out your Business hours.
Store owner: We’re open 24/7.
Karin: Really? You’re open 24 hours a day, Seven days a week?
Store owner: Yes, we are, More often than not. Of course we close for Major holidays.
Karin: Is that all?
Store owner: We also close the first and third Monday and Every other Sunday of each month, except the fourth Sunday, when we’re always open 8:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m., unless we have Extended hours.
Karin: Oh, okay. If I brought in a pair of shoes to be fixed today, how quickly can you have them ready?
Store owner: Normally, we can have shoes repaired in three or four days, but not this week.
Store owner: We’re closed Wednesday through Friday for Renovation.
Karin: Okay, what if I brought them in next week?
Store owner: That’s No good either. The Exterminators are coming in and we’re closed Monday through Thursday.
Karin: Are you Pulling my leg?
Store owner: Of course not! This is a Respectable business. I never joke about business.
Karin: How about The week after next?
Store owner: Sorry, but you’re Out of luck. The week after next we’re closed for vacation.
Karin: When do you actually open 24/7?
Store owner: We’re always open 24/7 – with just a few Exceptions.
My home topic.
Asking About Business Hours