A grocer put up a sign that read: “Eggplants, 25¢ ea. Three for $1.”
All day long, customers came in exclaiming: “Don’t be ridiculous! I should get four for a dollar!”
Meekly the grocer capitulated and packaged four eggplants. The tailor next door had been watching these antics and finally asked the grocer, “Aren’t you going to fix the mistake on your sign?”
“What mistake?” the grocer asked. “Before I put up that sign, no one ever bought more than one eggplant.” (Cybersalt Digest)
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