On opening his new store, a man received a bouquet
of flowers. He became dismayed on reading the
enclosed card, that it expressed “Deepest Sympathy”.
While puzzling over the message, his telephone rang.
It was the florist, apologizing for having sent the wrong
“Oh, it’s alright.” said the storekeeper. “I’m a businessman
and I understand how these things can happen.”
“But,” added the florist, “I accidentally sent your card to a
“Well, what did it say?” asked the storekeeper.
“Congratulations on your new location.” was the reply.