A woman was found guilty in traffic court and when asked for her occupation she said she was a schoolteacher. The judge rose from the bench. “Madam, I have waited years for a schoolteacher to appear before this court.” He smiled with delight. “Now sit down at that table and write ‘I will not run a red light’ five hundred times.”
A young man hired by a supermarket reported for his first day of work. The manager greeted him with a warm handshake and a smile, gave him a broom, and said, “Your first job will be to sweep out the store.”
“But I’m a college graduate,” the young man replied indignantly. “Oh, I’m sorry. I didn’t realize that,” said the manager. “Here, give me the broom — I’ll show you how.”
A girl walked into a library and said, “Can I have a burger and fries?”
The librarian said, “Sorry, this is a library.”
So she whispered, “Can I have a burger and fries?”
The executive was interviewing a potential employee for a position in his company.
He wanted to find out something about his personality so he asked, “If you could have a conversation with someone, living or dead, who would it be?”
The interviewee quickly responded, “The living one.”
A shy little 4-year-old came in to the dentist for his first cleaning and check-up.
The hygienist tried to strike up a conversation but no response.
After the cleaning, the dentist was called in to do the final check.
The dentist tried to strike up a conversation as well. “How old are you?”
The dentist then asked, “Don’t you know how old you are?”
Immediately four tiny fingers went up.
“Oh,” replied the dentist, “and do you know how old that is?”
Four little fingers went up once again.
Continuing the effort to get a response, the dentist asked, “Can you talk?”
The solemn little patient looked at him and asked, “Can you count?”
Bidding at a local auction was proceeding furiously when the auctioneer suddenly announced, “A gentleman in this room has lost a wallet containing $10,000. If it is returned, he will pay a reward of $2,000.” There was a moment’s silence, and then from the back of the room came the cry, “Two thousand five hundred!”