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The reality of being a Shop Owner
« on: April 22, 2012, 01:47:28 am »
A shop owner was being investigated for not paying proper wages to his help. The investigator asks for a list of all the guy’s employees and how much he pays them. The guy says “Well, there’s Earl who’s worked here for 5 years now and he gets $900 a week. And Chuck has been here for 10 months. He makes $500 a week. But there is one guy who works about 18 hours a day. He only clears $10 a week but every now and then he gets a case of beer. What a sap!” “OK,” says the investigator, “I need to see that guy”. The shop owner says “Well that would be me….”
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Re: The reality of being a Shop Owner
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2012, 02:01:33 am »
that sounds so true.
Thanks Laney.


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Re: The reality of being a Shop Owner
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2014, 12:45:48 am »
This is an old old joke so many may have heard it before but I am going to repeat it.  A back woods carpenter was building a garage and he needed some material so he went to a lumber yard and asked for some 4X2s.  The sales man asked how long he needed them.  The man said quite a while I'm building a garage.  While the man was working on the garage a helper would pick a nail and inspect it and throw it away. he would pick another and use it.  After awhile he guy asked why he was throwing the nails away and the reply was they had the heads on the wrong side.  The guy replied you dummy you use those on the other side of the house.