A woman goes into Harrods to buy a fishing rod and reel
for her grandson's birthday. She doesn't know which
one to get, so she just grabs one and goes over to the
counter. The Harrods salesman is standing there, wearing
She says, "Excuse me. Can you tell me anything about
this fishing rod and reel?"
He says, "Madam, I'm completely blind; but, if you'll
drop it on the counter, I can tell you everything you
need to know about it from the sound it makes."
She doesn't believe him but drops it on the counter
He says, "That's a six-foot Shakespeare graphite rod
with a Zebco 404 reel and 10-lb. test line. It's a good
all around combination, and it's on sale this week for
She says, "It's amazing that you can tell all that just
by the sound of it dropping on the counter! . I'll take
As she opens her purse, her credit card drops on the
"Oh, that sounds like a Visa card," he says.
As the lady bends down to pick up the card, she accidentally
At first she is really embarrassed but then realizes
there is no way the blind salesman could tell it was
she who had farted.
The man rings up the sale and says "That'll be $58.50
please." The woman is totally confused by this and asks
"Didn't you tell me it was on sale for $44? How did
you get to $58.50?"
He replies, "Yes Madam, the rod and reel are $44, but
the Duck Caller is $11 and the Fish Bait is $3.50."