Spill the Tea
We all love a giggle and this really tickled me this week. A young lad and his Mum both came into the Salon for trims. Whilst I was tending to the boy he asked me if I liked what I did (as in being a Hairdresser), one for always being honest I said yes but it involves a lot of hard work but it was always rewarding to see the end result. He asked what I meant and I explained that he would leave happy with his cut and that made me happy. He thought about this for a while so I asked him what he wanted to do when he leaves School. He replied instantly that he wanted to be a comedian. . . Not something you hear from an 8 year old so I smiled and said ‘Ok, challenge accepted, hit me with your best joke’. What followed had the whole floor roaring with laughter and I just had to share this with you all this week. He spoke so well and performed the joke amazingly:
A guy is driving around the back woods of Montana and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: ‘Talking Dog For Sale.’ He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the backyard and sees a nice looking Labrador Retriever sitting there. “You talk?” he asks. “Yep” the Lab replies.
After the guy recovers from the shock of hearing a dog talk, he says, “So, what’s your story?”
The Lab looks up and says, “Well, I discovered that I could talk when I was pretty young. I wanted to help the government, so I told the CIA. In no time at all they had me jetting from country to country, sitting in rooms with spies and world leaders, because no one figured a dog would be eavesdropping, I was one of their most valuable spies for eight years running… but the jetting around really tired me out, and I knew I wasn’t getting any younger so I decided to settle down. I signed up for a job at the airport to do some undercover security, wandering near suspicious characters and listening in. I uncovered some incredible dealings and was awarded a batch of medals. I got married, had a mess of puppies, and now I’m just retired.”
The guy is amazed. He goes back in and asks the owner what he wants for the dog.
“Ten dollars” the guy says. “Ten dollars? This dog is amazing! Why on Earth are you selling him so cheap?” “Because he’s a liar. He’s never been out of the yard.”
You made my day Josh. Here at Guys n Dolls we wish you all the best in your future career. I hope it made you smile today.