An unsuitable choice

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An unsuitable choice

Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun Jul 17, 2005 11:31 pm

When the store manager returned from lunch, he immediately noticed that the hand of his checkout clerk was bandaged from fingers to forearm. But before he could ask him anything about it, the clerk told his boss that he had some very good news.

"Guess what, sir?" the clerk burst out in some excitement, "I finally sold that abominably ugly suit we've been forced to display all these months!"

"What, you mean that repulsive double-breasted pink polyester effort with the blue facings and extra-wide lapels?" the manager asked.

"That's the one!"

"Hey, that's absolutely fantastic!" the store manager cried, "I thought we'd never get rid of that god-awful monstrosity! What a sartorial travesty that was! It had to be the most hideous perversion of tailoring that we've ever had the appalling misfortune of Head Office ordering for us to flog here! -- But tell me, John, what happened to your hand?"

"Oh, that!" the clerk replied, "After the guy finished paying for that suit, his guide dog turned on me."
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