One morning, a salesman returns the boat to their lakeside cottage after several hours of fishing and decides to take a nap. Although not familiar with the lake, his wife (also a salesperson) decides to take the boat out. She motors out a short distance, anchors, puts her feet up, and begins to read her book. The peace and solitude are magnificent.
comes a Fish and Game Warden in his boat. He pulls up alongside the
woman and says, "Good morning, Ma'am. What are you doing?"
"Reading a book," she replies, (thinking, "Isn't that obvious?").
"You're in a Restricted Fishing Area," he informs her.
"I'm sorry, officer, but I'm not fishing. I'm reading."
but I see you have all the equipment. For all I know you could start at
any moment. I'll have to take you in and write you up."
"If you do that, I 'll have to charge you with sexual assault," says the woman.
"But I haven't even touched you," says the Game Warden.
"That's true, but you have all the equipment. For all I know you could start at any moment."
"Have a nice day ma'am," and he left.
of the story: Never argue with a salesperson when they are trying to
unwind and relax. A good vocabulary and quick wit
are useful tools in any situation.
"Fishing is a hard job. Fishing at night. Rain. Day, night. You have to be wise and smart. And quick." - Mariano Rivera