Saturday, April 20, 2013
Bob Bright was a trainee manager in the town’s largest supermarket. He was doing well, although one day he almost met his match.
A customer approached him and asked for half an apple. When he was told this was impossible, the customer insisted and was beginning to make quite a scene.
Bob went off to check with his boss. “Mr Blake, sir, there’s some crazy prat out there who wants to buy half an apple.”
As he finished speaking, he noticed the customer had followed him in, so he very quickly said, “And this customer would like to buy the other half.”
“Then do it,” said the boss.
A few weeks went by until one day Bob was called to the boss’s office.” Aah! there you are, Bob. I was so impressed with the way you handled that awkward situation the other day – such quick thinking – that I’ve secured you a manager’s position in one of our smaller outlets in New Greentown.”
“What!” exclaimed the man. “But there’s nothing in New Greentown except for whores and body builders.”
“Now listen, Bob, my wife comes from there!”
Quick as a flash, Bob replied, “Really, Sir, body building’s fascinating,
did your wife win any prizes?”