A man walked into the produce section of his
local supermarket and asked to buy half a head of lettuce. The boy working in that
department told him that they only sold whole heads of lettuce. The man was insistent that
the boy ask his manager about the matter.
Walking into the back room, the boy said to his manager, "Some
asshole wants to buy a half a head of lettuce." As he finished his sentence, he
turned to find the man standing right behind him, so he added, "and this gentleman
kindly offered to buy the other half."
The manager approved the deal and the man
went on his way. Later the manager found the boy and said, "I was impressed with the
way you got yourself out of that situation earlier. We like people who think on their feet
here. Where are you from , son?" "Canada, sir," the boy replied.
"Well, why did you leave Canada,"
the manager asked. The boy said, "Sir, there's nothing but whores and hockey players
"Really!" said the manager.
"My wife is from Canada!"
The boy replied, "No kidding???? Who
did she play for?"