Posted by Kulatunghe on December 18, 1996 at 14:46:07:
One day, a woman went to a bait shop to get her husband a fishing
reel for his birthday. After selecting one, she inquired as to its
cost. The owner replied, "I'm sorry, ma'am, but I'm blind and cannot
see what reel you have. If you drop it on the floor, I'll recognize it and
be of more help."
So she did just that. After hearing it hit the floor, the owner said,
"Fifty dollars!" the woman exclaimed. "You just told me forty dollars."
"Yes, I did", said the owner, "But that was for the reel. The duck