A woman goes into Wal Mart 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 Wal Mart
associate 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
She says, "It's amazing that you
can tell all that just by the sound of it dropping on he counter.
I'll take it!"
As she opens her purse, her
credit card drops on the floor. 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
she who farted. Being blind, he wouldn't know that she was only
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.
Bill, Narberth, Pa.