A little boy went into a drug store, reached for a soda
carton and pulled it over to the telephone. He climbed onto the
carton so that he could reach the buttons on the phone and
proceeded to punch in seven digits. The store owner listened to
the following conversation.
> >The boy asked, “Lady, Can you give me the job of cutting your
> >The woman replied, “I already have someone to cut my lawn.”
> >”Lady, I will cut your lawn for half the price of the person
who cuts your lawn now.”
> >The woman responded that she was very satisfied with the
person who was presently cutting her lawn.
> >The little boy found more perseverance and offered, “Lady,
I’ll even sweep your curb and your sidewalk, so on Sunday you
will have the prettiest lawn in all of North Palm Beach,
> >Again the woman answered in the negative. With a smile on his
face, the little boy replaced the receiver.
> >The druggist, who was listening to all this, walked over to
the boy and said,”Son… I like your attitude, I like that
positive spirit and would like to offer you a job.”
> >The little boy replied, “No thanks:) I was just checking on
the job I already have!”