A young guy from Minnesota moves to Florida and goes to a
'everything under one roof' department store looking for a
The manager says, 'Do you have any sales experience?'
The kid says, 'Yeah. I was a salesman back in Minnesota '
Well, the boss liked the kid and gave him the job.
'You start tomorrow. I'll come down after we close and see
His first day on the job was rough, but he got through it.
After the store was locked up, the boss came to see him. 'How
many customers bought something from you today?'
The kid says 'One'.
The boss says 'Just one? Our sales people average 20 to 30
customers a day. How much was the sale for?'
The kid says, '$101,237.65'.
The boss says, '$101,237.65? What the heck did you sell him?'
The kid says, 'First, I sold him a small fish hook. Then I
him a medium fishhook. Then I sold him a larger fishhook.
sold him a new fishing rod. Then I asked him where he was
fishing, and he said 'down the coast,' so I told him he was
to need a boat, so we went down to the boat department and
him a twin engine Chris Craft. Then he said he didn't think
Honda Civic would pull it, so I took him down to the automotive
department and sold him that 4x4 Expedition.'
The boss says, 'A guy came in here to buy a fish hook and
sold him a BOAT and a TRUCK? Is that right?'
The kid answers, 'No, the guy came in here to buy Tampons
wife, and I said, 'Dude, your weekend's shot; you should go
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