One day during cooking class, the teacher, Mrs Jones, was telling all her secrets on how to prepare the perfect sauce. When she ordered the students to the stoves to prepare their assignments, she said: “Now don’t forget to use wooden spoons.”
As one of the girls stirred her sauce, she contemplated the physics behind the mystery of the wooden spoon and decided it must have something to do with heat conduction. Eventually, she approached Mrs Jones to test her theory. “Why wooden spoons?” she asked.
“Because, she replied, “if I have to sit here listening to all your metal spoons banging against metal pots, I’d go nuts!”
A boss was searching for an employee. Finally he found her sitting at the table eating her lunch. He immediately said: “Where the hell have you been? I’ve been trying to find you all morning!”
She shrugged and said: “Good employees are hard to find!”
A young man goes to a big “everything under one roof” store looking for a job. The manager asks: “Do you have any sales experience?”
The kid replies: “Yeah, I was one of the best salesman back in my hometown.”
The boss likes the kid and gives him the job. “You can start tomorrow. I’ll come down after we close and see how you did.”
His first day on the job is rough, but he gets through it. After the store is locked up, the boss comes down. “How many customers bought something from you today?”
The kid responds: “One.”
The boss says, “Just one? Our sales people average 20 to 30 customers a day. How much was the sale for?”
“$101,237.65? Holy Mother Mary! What did you sell to him?”
“First, I sold him a small fish hook. Then, I sold him a medium fish hook. Then, I sold him a larger fish hook. Then, I sold him a new fishing rod. Then, I asked him where he was going fishing and he said down the coast. I told him he was going to need a boat, so we went down to the boat department, and I sold him a twin engine Boston Whaler. Then, he said he didn’t think his car would pull it, so I took him down to the automobile department and sold him a 4×4 truck with all the bells and whistles.”
“A guy came in here to buy a fish hook, and you sold him a boat and a truck?!”
“No, the guy came in here to buy tampons for his wife, and I said: ‘Your weekend’s shot. You should go fishing.'”
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