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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Take one!

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Our short-lived holiday season isn't far away and it's time to roll out the promotional material for "Riverbend Cottage". I always like to state the obvious, so I glued the letters "TAKE ONE" on the box.

"TAKE ONLY ONE" would've been better but didn't fit on the box and in any case it reminds me too much of the real estate agent up north who had one of those "Please take one" baskets outside his shopfront which was always empty.

I eventually walked into the shop to ask for a brochure and suggested that he fill up the empty basket outside.

"Ah, yes," he said, "I don't put any more brochures out there. People keep taken them away."


Paddy says "Mick, I'm thinking of buying a Labrador." "Really, are you sure?..." says Mick "Have you seen how many of their owners go blind?"