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Gene Howe

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11-14-2009 04:30 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

So after landing my new job as a Wal-Mart greeter, a good find for many retirees,
I lasted less than a day…...
About two hours into my first day on the job a very loud, unattractive, mean-acting
woman walked into the store with her two kids, yelling obscenities at them all the
way through the entrance.

As I had been instructed, I said pleasantly, ‘Good morning and welcome to Wal-Mart.
Nice children you have there. Are they twins?’ The ugly woman stopped yelling long
enough to say, ‘Hell no, they ain’t twins. The oldest one’s 9, and the other one’s 7.
Why the hell would you think they’re twins? Are you blind, or just stupid?’

So I replied, ‘I’m neither blind nor stupid, Ma’am, I just couldn’t believe someone
slept with you twice.

Have a good day and thank you for shopping at Wal-Mart.’
My supervisor said I probably wasn’t cut out for this line of work.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#1 posted 11-14-2009 04:36 PM

Good one Gene. Sorry your job didn’t pan out.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#2 posted 11-14-2009 04:37 PM

That is hilarious..

-- It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#3 posted 11-14-2009 04:39 PM

Sorry about the job loss. I would have done the same. It’s about time we stopped pandering to these nasty people.
You can bet it was 2 different people who slept with her and both were drunk.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#4 posted 11-14-2009 05:21 PM

now THAT was funny…. At the Sacramento Wood shop show today. Will provide feedback later….

-- -Gerry, Hereford, AZ ” A really good woodworker knows how the hide his / her mistakes.”

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#5 posted 11-14-2009 05:28 PM

Thanks, Gene. I needed that.

Check out my last post and you’ll see why.


-- You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture; just get people to stop reading them. -- Ray Bradbury

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#6 posted 11-14-2009 05:34 PM

good one.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#7 posted 11-14-2009 05:41 PM

Hahahahahah! I just read that out loud and were all laughing, Thanks Gene!

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#8 posted 11-14-2009 05:49 PM

Very good Gene!

-- Proud Supporter of Homes For Our Troops

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#9 posted 11-14-2009 06:25 PM

ROTFLMAO…................Good one Gene. My wife and I both got a good laugh from that one.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#10 posted 11-14-2009 06:34 PM

That’s a great story

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#11 posted 11-14-2009 06:36 PM

The best punch lines are the ones you don’t see coming, just like the best punches. -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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#12 posted 11-14-2009 06:51 PM

Here in Arkansas we got a bunch of rednecks that act the same way. No-shoes, overall wearing toothless wonders, that act like they had no rasing at all. Makes you wonder why you have to go to WalMart to begin with, anyway. These people are rude, crude, and uncouth, and I hate it everytime we have to go. Always a loudmouth in the crowd hollering at kids, husband, wife, etc. It may be a joke—but ohh so true !!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....

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#13 posted 11-14-2009 06:52 PM

Now that’s funny. If only it were true! Great one liner.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#14 posted 11-14-2009 08:24 PM

LOL Thinking right along my lines….

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#15 posted 11-14-2009 08:29 PM

It is a great story but you should have put in quotes because I’m sure it is not original from you. It has been emailed to me by several people over the past year. The origninal source is probably impossible to trace.

-- Les B, Oregon

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