24. The Overdue Hold

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A: Wow! Your books are over the due date by one month.

B: It would have been longer if there wasn't a hold on my record.

A: What kind of hold is on your record?

B: A hold that won't let me go to the college football game.

A: Oh, that's tough.

B: Yeah. My girlfriend is actually a cheerleader, and so I have to go.

A: You're not going to like what I'm going to say.

B: What is it?

A: I can't remove the hold even if you pay the overdue fee.

B: Is it a technical error?

A: I don't know! I just can't remove it!

B: If my girlfriend breaks up with me, I'm blaming you.