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A great salesman

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> A young guy from Minnesota moves to Florida and goes to a ig"everything
> under one roof" department store looking for a job. The manager asks,
> "Do you have any sales experience?"
> The kid answers "Yeah, I was a salesman back in Minnesota.
> Well, the boss liked the kid and gave him the job. "You start tomorrow
> morning. I'll come down after we close and see how you did."
> His first day on the job was rough, but he got through it. After the
> store was locked up, the boss came down. "How many customers bought
> something from you today?"
> The kid says "one".
> The boss says "Just one? Our sales people average 20 to 30 customers a
> day. How much was the sale for?"
> The kid says $101,237.65".
> The boss says "$101,237.65? What did you sell him?"
> The kid says, " First, I sold him a small fish hook. Then, I sold him a
> medium fish hook. Then, I sold him a large fish hook. Then, I sold him a
> fishing rod. Then, I asked him where he was going fishing and he said
> down the coast, so I told him he was going to need a boat, so we went
> down to the boat department and I sold him a twin engine Chris Craft.
> Then, he said he didn't think his Honda Civic would pull it, so I took
> him down to the automotive department and sold him that 4 x 4
> Expedition."
> The boss said "A guy comes in here to buy a fish hook and you sold him a
> BOAT and a TRUCK?'
> The kid says " No, the guy came in here to buy Tampons for his wife and
> I said, "Dude, your weekend's shot, you should go fishing!"

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