Getting what you pay for…

A recent conversation between a friend and a pharmacist in a country not to be named (it is not Thailand):

Friend: Do you have any cipro?
Pharmacist: Yes. Which would you want?
Friend: What?
Pharmacist: We have the Indian kind or the German one?
Friend: Oh. German, please.
Pharmacist: But the Indian is much cheaper.
Friend: I w.a.n.t t.h.e G.e.r.m.a.n v.e.r.s.i.o.n
Pharmacist: German very expensive!
Friend: That’s fine!!!