An impatient woman was waiting in the check-out line
at a shopping center. Her arms were laden with a mop
and broom and other cleaning supplies. By her actions
and nasty tone, it was obvious she was unhappy about
the speed of service.
When the cashier called for a price check on a box of
soap, the woman remarked indignantly, “Well, I’ll be
lucky to get out of here and home before Christmas!”
“Don’t worry, ma’am,” replied the clerk. “With that
wind kicking up out there and that brand new broom you
have there, you’ll be home in no time.