A man in a supermarket tries to buy half a head of lettuce. The produce assistant tells him they sell only whole heads of lettuce. The man persists and asks to see the manager. The produce assistant says he’ll ask his manager about it.
Walking into the back room, the boy said to his manager,
“Some asshole wants to buy half a head of lettuce.”
As he finished his sentence, he turned to find the customer standing right behind him, So he added,
“And this gentleman has kindly offered to buy the other half.”
The manager approved the deal, and the customer went on his way. Later the manager asked the produce assistant,
“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 up there.”
“Really?” said the manager. “My wife is from Canada.”
“No shit?” replied the boy. “Who’d she play for?”
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