A sale representative stops at a small manufacturing plant in
the Midwest. He presents a box of cigars to the manager as a
gift. ‘No, thanks,’ says the plant manager. ‘I tried smoking
a cigar once and I didn’t like it.’ The sales rep shows his display
case and then, hoping to clinch a sale,
offers to take the manger out for martinis. ‘No, thanks,’ the
replies. ‘I tried alcohol once, but didn’t like it.’ Then the
salesman glances out the officer window and sees a golf course.
‘I suppose you play golf,’ says the salesman. ‘I’d like to invite
you to be
a guest at my club.’ ‘No, thanks,’ the manager says. ‘I played
golf once, but I didn’t like
it.’ Just then a young man enters the office. ‘Let me introduce
my son, Bill,’ says the plant manager.
‘Let me guess,’ the salesman replies. ‘An only child?