"I need some over the counter medication please."
"Of course, what is it for?"
"It doesn't matter as long as it is pink. Its for sewing onto a quilt."
She did not, to give her credit, bat an eylid. She searched and opened packets and found me pink pills. She sold them to me, she smiled and, as I was walking out of the shop with my back turned I heard her say,
"Well, that's the oddest one yet."
I took it as a compliment :)