posted on Feb, 5 2004 @ 11:22 AM
Recently, when I went to McDonald's I saw on the
menu that you
could have an order of 6, 9 or 12 Chicken McNuggets.
I asked for
a half dozen nuggets.
"We don't have half dozen nuggets", said the
teenager at the counter.
"You don't?" I replied.
"We only have six, nine, or twelve," was the reply.
"So I can't order a half-dozen nuggets, but I can
"That's right." So I shook my head and ordered six
I was checking out at the local Foodland with just a
few items and the lady behind me put her things on
the belt close
I picked up one of those "Dividers" that they keep
by the cash
register and placed it between our things so they
wouldn't get mixed.
After the girl had scanned all of my items, she
picked up the "Divider"
looking it all over for the bar code so she could
Not finding the bar code she said to me "Do you know
how much this is?"
and I said to her "I've changed my mind, I don't
think I'll buy that
today". She said "OK" and I paid her for the things
and left. She had no
clue to what had just happened.....
I recently saw a distraught young lady weeping
beside her car.
Do you need some help?" I asked. She replied, "I
knew I should have replaced
the battery to this remote door unlocker. Now I
can't get into my car.
Do you think they (pointing to a distant convenient
store) would have a
battery to fit this?" "Hmmm, I dunno. Do you have an
alarm too?" I asked.
"No, just this remote thingy," she answered, handing
it and the car keys to me.
As I took the key and manually unlocked the door, I
"Why don't you drive over there and check about the
batteries it's a long walk.
Several years ago, we had an Intern who was none too
swift. One day she
was typing and turned to a secretary and said, "I'm
almost out of typing
paper. What do I do?" "Just use copier machine
paper," the secretary told her.
With that, the intern took her last remaining blank
piece of paper, put it on the
photocopier and proceeded to make five "blank"
I was in a car dealership a while ago, when a large
motor home was towed into
the garage. The front of the vehicle was in dire
need of repair and the whole
thing generally looked like an extra in"Twister".
I asked the manager what had happened. He told me
that the driver had set the
"cruise control" and then went in the back to make a
IDIOTS AT WORK... Sign in a gas station: Coke -- 49
Two for a dollar.
Police in Radnor, Pennsylvania, interrogated a
suspect by placing a
metal colander on his head and connecting it with
wires to a photocopy
The message "He's lying" was placed in the copier,
and police pressed
the copy button each time they thought the suspect
wasn't telling the truth.
Believing the "lie detector" was working, the
It's too bad ignorance isn't painful.