Salesman and the Hunting Dog
A salesman was transferred to another area. He loved to bird
hunt and asked his associates if there was somewhere near by
where he could hunt. One of the other salesman said there was
a retired salesman who lived on a farm a few miles outside of town
and, if you rented his dog, he guarantees you will get your limit.
The next weekend, the salesman went to the farm and asked
if he could rent the man's dog and hunt on his land. "Sure" the
retired salesman said. "His name is Salesman. Call him Salesman
and tell him what you want to hunt" "I feel stupid talking to a dog,"
the salesman replied. "Don't knock it until you try it." The man
replied. The salesman took the dog out to a field and
said "Salesman, I want to hunt pheasant."
The dog promptly started flushing up pheasant after pheasant
until he got his limit. The salesman was impressed but sure that
pheasant was all the dog was trained to hunt.
"Salesman, I want to hunt quail." He said to the dog. To his utter
amazement, the dog flushed up quail after quail until he had his
Bringing the dog back to his owner the salesman said "This is the
most amazing dog I have every seen. I am coming back to
rent Salesman again next weekend!" The next weekend the salesman
went back to the farm to rent the dog. "Sorry, the dog is ruined"
the man said sadly.
"Why? Did someone shoot him?" the salesman replied. "No
but I'm fixin' to." The man replied. "Somebody came out to
rent the dog and I told him like I told you. Call him Salesman
and tell him what you want to hunt. Well the darned fool called
him Sales Manager and now all he does is sit on his butt
and bark at the other animals all day long.
[ Author Unknown -- from 'Buffalos Chips' (buffalos-g-jokes.yahoogroups.com) ]
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