A half-gallon of 2% milk,
A carton of eggs,
A quart of orange juice,
A head of romaine lettuce,
A 2 lb. can of coffee, and,
A 1 lb. package of chicken.
As she was unloading the items on the conveyor belt to check out, a
drunk standing behind her watched as she placed the items in front of
While the cashier was ringing up the purchases, the drunk calmly
stated, 'You must be single.'
She was a bit startled by this proclamation, but she was intrigued by
his intuition, since she was indeed single. She looked at the six
items on the belt and saw nothing particularly unusual about her
selections that could have tipped off the drunk to her marital status.
Curiosity getting the better of her, she said: 'Well, you know what,
you're absolutely right. But how on earth did you know that?'
The drunk replied, 'Cause you're ugly.'