Quick thinker

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  1. AtlantaWalter

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    Nov 8, 2003
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    < 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?"

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