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Being Broke Ain't No Joke

A little old lady answered a knock on the door one day, only to be confronted by a well-dressed young man carrying a vacuum cleaner.

"Good morning," said the young man. "If I could take a couple of minutes of your time, I would like to demonstrate the very latest in high-powered vacuum cleaners."

"Go away!" said the old lady. "I'm broke and haven't got any money!" and she proceeded to close the door. Quick as a flash, the young man wedged his foot in the door and pushed it wide open. "Don't be too hasty!" he said. "Not until you have at least seen my demonstration." And with that, he emptied a bucket of horse manure onto her hallway carpet.

"If this vacuum cleaner does not remove all traces of this horse manure from your carpet, Madam, I will personally eat the remainder."

The old lady stepped back and said, 'Well let me get you a fork, 'cause they cut off my electricity this morning.'

What part of “I'm broke” don't you understand?

Comments

Karlyn said…
hehehe... good chuckle!
Kathie said…
lol! I love it! Perhaps he'll learn to listen to people more...
Pam Archer said…
Broke means different things to different people. I'm like the lady..when I say I'm broke, it means there's no money in my purse, drawers, bank, or cookie jar...and I detest those salesmen!
maria said…
So funny!

Maria
Patrysha said…
lol

I think the same guy came to my door. He just couldn't seem to grasp that I have no carpet (it's all laminate and tile) and I really, really don't need or want a vacuum cleaner.

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