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johnmustang
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Posts: 5855
From: British Columbia , Canada
Registered: Nov 2001

posted 03-17-2005 01:08 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for johnmustang   Click Here to Email johnmustang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A woman goes into the USGS's new Biology Research Discipline sales
>>>counter in Menlo Park to buy a rod and reel for her grandson's birthday.
>>>She doesn't know which one to get so she just grabs one and goes over to
>>>the counter. A Survey BRD Customer Relations Associate (GS-17) is
>>>standing there wearing dark shades. She says, "Excuse me, sir. Can you
>>>tell me anything about this rod and reel?"
>>>
>>>He says, "Ma'am, I'm completely blind; but if you'll drop it on the
>>>counter,
>>>I can tell you everything you need to know about it from the sound it
>>>makes.
>>>
>>>She doesn't believe him but drops it on the counter anyway.
>>>He says, "That's a six-foot Shakespeare graphite rod with a Zebco 404
>>>reel
>>>and 10 lb. test line. It's a good all around combination; and it's on
>>>sale
>>>this week for only $20.00."
>>>
>>>She says, "It's amazing that you can tell all that just by the sound of
>>>it
>>>dropping on the counter. I'll take it!" As she opens her purse, her
>>>credit
>>>card drops on the floor.
>>>
>>>"Oh, that sounds like a Visa card," he says.
>>
>>>She bends down to pick it up and accidentally breaks wind. At first she
>>>is
>>>really embarrassed, but then realizes there is no way the blind clerk
>>>could
>>>tell it was her. Being blind, he wouldn't know that she was the only
>>>person
>>>around.
>>>
>>>The man rings up the sale and says, "That'll be $34.50 please."
>>>The woman is totally confused by this and asks, "Didn't you tell me it
>>>was
>>>on sale for $20.00? How did you get $34.50?"
>>>
>>>He replies, "Yes, Ma'am. The rod and reel is $20.00, but the Duck Call
is
>>>$11.00 and the Catfish Bait is $3.50."


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JOHN
65 FASTBACK 2+2.....14.44 @ 107mph 1/4
87 TAURUS WAGON
03 F150 XLT SUPER CREW 4X4 SHORT BOX
Member:Vancouver Island Mustang Association
M&M #1710
65 FASTBACK
2003 F150 XLT SUPER CREW 4X4

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indyphil
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Posts: 2398
From: Senoia, G.A. USA
Registered: Jul 2002

posted 03-17-2005 08:56 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for indyphil   Click Here to Email indyphil     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That was hilarious
thanks for sharing.

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'68 coupe, '66 289 C code
engine, edel 600cfm carb, performer intake, dual exhaust http://www.geocities.com/ottouk_77/68mustang.htm

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