Food : Eggplanting Them On
Eggplanting Them On
A grocer put up a sign that read "Eggplants, 25 cents each -- three for
All day long, customers came in exclaiming: "Don't be ridiculous! I
should get four for a dollar!"
Meekly the grocer agreed and packaged four eggplants. The tailor next
door had been watching these antics and finally asked the grocer,
"Aren't you going to fix the mistake on your sign?"
"What mistake?" the grocer asked. "Before I put up that sign no one ever
bought more than one eggplant."