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We had to have the garage door repaired. The Sears
repairman told us that one of our problems was that
we did not have a "large" enough motor on the
opener. I thought for a minute, and said that we had
the largest one Sears made at that time, a 1/2
horsepower. He shook his head and said, "Lady, you
need a 1/4 horsepower." I responded that 1/2 was
larger than 1/4. He said, "NO, it's not." Four is
larger than two.."

We haven't used Sears repair since.

My daughter and I went through the McDonald's
take-out window and I gave the clerk a $5 bill. Our
total was $4.25, so I also handed her a quarter. She
said, "you gave me too much money." I said, "Yes I
know, but this way you can just give me a dollar
bill back." She sighed and went to get the manager
who asked me to repeat my request. I did so, and he
handed me back the quarter, and said We're sorry but
they could not do that kind of thing." The clerk
then proceeded to give me back $1 and 75 cents in

Do not confuse the clerks at McD's.

I live in a semi rural area. We recently had a new neighbor
call the local township administrative office to request
the removal of the DEER CROSSING
sign on our road. The reason: "Too many deer are
being hit by cars out here! I don't think this is
a good place for them to be crossing anymore."

From Kingman , KS .

My daughter went to a local Taco Bell and ordered a
taco. She asked the person behind the counter for
"minimal lettuce." He said he was sorry, but they
only had iceburg lettuce.
From Kansas City

I was at the airport, checking in at the gate when
an airport employee asked, "Has anyone put anything
in your baggage without your knowledge?" To which I
replied, "If it was without my knowledge, how would
I know?" He smiled knowingly and nodded,
"That's why we ask."

Happened in Birmingham , Ala.

The stoplight on the corner buzzes when it's safe to
cross the street. I was crossing with an
intellectually challenged coworker of mine. She
asked if I knew what the buzzer was for. I explained
that it signals blind people when the light is red.
Appalled, she responded, "What on earth are blind
people doing driving?!"

She was a probation officer in Wichita , KS

At a good-bye luncheon for an old and dear
coworker. She was leaving the company due to
"downsizing." Our manager commented cheerfully,
"This is fun. We should do this more often." Not
another word was spoken. We all just looked at each
other with that deer-in-the-headlights stare.

This was a lunch at Texas Instruments.

I work with an individual who plugged her power
strip back into itself and for the sake of her life,
couldn't understand why her system would not turn
on. A deputy with the Dallas County Sheriffs office, no

When my husband and I arrived at an automobile
dealership to pick up our car, we were told the keys
had been locked in it. We went to the service
department and found a mechanic working feverishly
to unlock the drivers side door. As I watched from
the passenger side, I instinctively tried the door
handle and discovered that it was unlocked. "Hey," I
announced to the technician, "its open!" His reply,
"I know. I already got that side."

This was at the Ford dealership in Canton, Mississippi


They walk among us... and the scary part is that they VOTE and REPRODUCE!
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I must shake my head at the Sears one i haven't met any of our repair techs that dumb .. but i can see a new hire that they rush out the door saying that .
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