The Crowded Store
It was the day of the big sale. Rumors of the sale (and some
advertising in the local paper) were the main reason for the
long line that formed by 8:30, the store's opening time, in
front of the store.
A small man pushed his way to the front of the line, only to
be pushed back, amid loud and colurful curse. On the man's
second attempt, he was punched square in the jaw, and knocked
around a bit, and then thrown at the end of the line again.
As he got up, he said to the person at the end of the line,
"That does it! If they hit me one more time, I won't open the