Scientists studying the effects of marijuana on seabirds have left no tern unstoned.
During a magazine and newspaper subscription drive, our son Philip, a paperboy, learned about good salesmanship.
His supervisor had instructed the kids to maintain a positive attitude, even when turned down. One potential customer told Philip, “I’ve got papers and magazines strewn all over the place — I don’t need any more.”
Philip’s reply? “Well, how about a subscription to Good Housekeeping?”
One morning at our small-town newspaper office, one of the editors was struggling to write a headline for the obituary of a woman who was noted for little besides a fondness for crossword puzzles.
“What am I supposed to write?” the editor whined. “She liked puzzles?”
Just then one of our copy editors piped up, “How about, ‘Crossword fan is now six down.'”
A woman wakes up to find her husband cooking stir-fry in the middle of the night.
“Wake up, Frank! You’re sleep-wokking again!”
Death and taxes are inevitable…
But at least death doesn’t get worse every year!