There was a boy who worked in the produce section of a market.
A man came in and asked to buy half a head of lettuce. The
boy told him that they only sold whole heads of lettuce, but
the man replied that he did not need a whole head, only a half.
The boy explained that he would have to ask the manager and so he
walked into the back room and said, "There is some jerk out there
who wants to buy only a half a head of lettuce."
As he finished saying this, he turned around to find the man
standing right behind him, so he quickly added, "and this
gentleman wants to buy the other half".
The manager okayed the request and the man went on his way.
Later on the manager said to the boy, "You almost got yourself
in a lot of trouble earlier, but I must say I was impressed with
the way you got out of it. You think on your feet and we like
that around here. Where are you from son?"
The boy replied, "Minnesota sir".
"Oh, really? Why did you leave Minnesota" asked the manager.
The boy replied, "They're all just whores and hockey players
"My wife is from Minnesota!"
The boy replied, "Really! What team did she play for?"