Life’s Like That
If you’ve ever been stuck in a slow queue drumming your fingers, not much has changed – as this 30-year-old anecdote demonstrates.
At a department store my mother and I waited in a long line at the checkout counter. When we finally reached the cashier, my mother handed her an item from the trolley. There was no price tag on it. Exasperated, Mother exclaimed, “Why do I always pick the one without a price!”
“And why am I always waiting behind you!” the next customer moaned. SUBMITTED BY CAROL A. CLARK
ANOTHER SLICE OF TURKEY?
Whoever said, “Don’t bite off more than you can chew,” has never been to a buffet with my family. @ATSUKOCOMEDY
Although my daughter loved her first Christmas Advent calendar, she lost interest in it after a few days.
All became clear when I realised she’d already opened all the doors to eat the chocolate inside and closed them up again. SUBMITTED BY MICHA BRYN
HAS A NICE RING TO IT
My young nephew overheard me say I was getting married and was going to change my name to my fiancé’s.
He looked at me for a moment and remarked, “I don’t think Richard will suit you, Auntie Rachelle.” SUBMITTED BY RACHELLE HARDING
Popping into my local pharmacy, I asked the assistant where the baby wipes were. “On the bottom shelf,” she replied. Silly me, of course they were! SUBMITTED BY JANICE REYNOLDS
IT’S A DOG’S LIFE
$12 million ... is the amount hotel heiress Leona Helmsley bequeathed to her Maltese pooch, Trouble, when she passed away in 2007. Trouble’s luxury lifestyle included a full-time security guard, a diamond collar and her own stretch limo. Source: businessinsider.com