Grocery Store Quickie

Scene: A grocerís shop. The grocer is standing behind the counter. The bell rings, and a man walks into the shop.

Grocer: (Looking up) MORNING, MR BROWN.

Man: MORNING, TOM. NEWS OF THE WORLD, PLEASE.

Grocer: THEYíRE ON STRIKE, IíM AFRAID.

Man: OH, THE SUNDAY SPORT, THEN.

Grocer: (Smiling) SOLD OUT.

Man: OH DEAR, WHAT ELSE HAVE YOU GOT THEN?

Grocer: (Reaching behind him) HAVE YOU TRIED THE NEW ONE?

Man: NO, IS IT ANY GOOD?

Grocer: (Handing him a toilet roll) YES. I USE IT MYSELF.

Man: (Taking it and holding it up to the light). WELL, IíLL GIVE IT A TRY. (He pays the grocer). CHEERS. (He turns and walks out of the shop).

Grocer: (Ringing up on the till) BYE, SEE YOU NEXT WEEK.

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