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A jewelry story for the holidays

I thought that this was a cute story, and appropriate for some of
the recent “conversations” on Orchid of late. My apologies to anyone
who finds in inappropriate. Linda in central FL

A couple was holiday shopping at the mall, and the place was
packed. As the wife walked through the mall, she was surprised
to look up and see her husband was nowherearound. She was quite
upset because they had a lot to do. Because she wasso worried,
she called him on her cell phone to ask him where he was. In a
calm voice, the husband said, “Honey, you remember the jewelry
store we went into about 5 years ago where you fell in love with
that diamond necklace that we could not afford and I told you
that I would get it for youone day?” The wife choked up and
started to cry and said, "Yes, I remember that jewelry store."
He said, “Well, I’m in the bar right next to it.”


I have a true story that happened a couple of weeks ago in a
friend’s mall jewelry store where we have a couple cases of our

I guy walks in a couple of feet in the door holds his left hand in
the air a calls out to my friend who is working at his bench in the
back of the store, “Hey Buddy! Do you have a watch band for this kind
of watch?” The man’s wife shushes him and tells him to walk over so
my friend can get a look at it. The man says in booming voice, “He’s
wearing magnifiers. He can see it from there.” He was referring to
the opti-visor my friend was wearing at his bench. To that my friend
reply’s with his Korean accent, “Sir, these are magnifiers not
telescopes. Please step closer.”

It just struck me as funny.

Rick Copeland