< Produce Market > > One day, a man walked into the produce section of his local supermarket > and > asked to buy half a head of lettuce. The boy working in that department > told > him that they only sold whole heads of lettuce. The man was insistent > that > the boy ask his manager about the matter. > Walking into the back room, the boy said to his manager, "Some jerk out > there wants to buy only half a head of lettuce." As he finished his > sentence, he turned to find the man standing right behind him, so he > added, > "and this gentleman wants to buy the other half." > The manager approved the deal and the man went on his way. Later the > manager > found the boy and said "I was impressed with the way you got yourself out > of > that situation earlier. We like people who think on their feet here. > Where > are you from, son?" > "Minnesota, sir," the boy replied. > "Well, why did you leave Minnesota," the manager asked. > The boy said, "Sir, there's nothing but whores and hockey players up > there." > "Really!" said the manager. "My wife is from Minnesota!" > > The boy replied, "No kidding? What team did she play for?"