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
they only sold whole heads of lettuce. The man was insistent that the
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."
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.
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 up there."
"Really!" said the manager. "My wife is from Canada."
The boy replied,
"No shit ... Who'd she play for?"