Miscellaneous : Poor Actor
A poor actor was having trouble paying his rent. One morning his
landlady caught him in front of the building and demanded her money.
"Couldn't you please give me a break?" begged the actor. "You know, one
day people will pass by this building, point up, and say 'One of the
greatest actors of our generation used to live here'."
"If you don't pay up," said the landlady, "they could be saying that