The Hotel Bill & IMPACT OF JOB CHANGE
- From: Ablang <HilaryDuffPerfect18YO@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2005 23:37:28 -0700
Subject: The Hotel Bill
A husband and wife are traveling by car from Key West to Boston.
After almost twenty-four hours on the road, they're too tired to
continue, and they decide to stop for a rest. They stop at a nice
and take a room, but they only plan to sleep for four hours and then
back on the road.
When they check out four hours later, the desk clerk hands them a
bill for $350. The man explodes and demands to know why the charge is
high. He tells the clerk although it's a nice hotel, the rooms
aren't worth $350.
When the clerk tells him $350 is the standard rate, the man
on speaking to the Manager. The Manager appears, listens to the man,
then explains that the hotel has an Olympic-sized pool and a huge
center that were available for the husband and wife to use.
"But we didn't use them," the man complains. "Well, they are here,
and you could have," explains the Manager. He goes on to explain they
have taken in one of the shows for which the hotel is famous. "The
entertainers from New York, Hollywood and Las Vegas perform here," the
"But we didn't go to any of those shows, "complains the man again.
No matter what facility the Manager mentions, the man replies, "But we
didn't use it!"
The Manager is unmoved, and eventually the man gives up and agrees
He writes a check and gives it to the Manager. The Manager is
surprised when he looks at the check. "But sir," he says, "this check
made out for $50."
"That's correct," says the man. "I charged you $300 for sleeping
with my wife."
"But I didn't!" exclai! ms the Manager. "Well, too bad," the man
replies. "She was here, and you could have."
Subject: Fw: IMPACT OF JOB CHANGE
A taxi passenger tapped the driver on the shoulder to ask him a
The driver screamed, lost control of the car, nearly hit a bus,
the footpath, and stopped centimeters from a shop window.
For a second everything went quiet in the cab, then the driver
mate, don't ever do that again. You scared the daylights out of
The passenger apologized and said, "I didn't realize that a little
would scare you so much."
The driver replied, "Sorry, it's not really your fault. Today is
day as a cab driver - I've been driving a van carrying Dead Bodies
last 25 years.
"The pressure is outrageous. Everyone is picked apart and it's so superficial and not real. I'm not superskinny and not overweight. I'm just normal."
-- Hilary Duff
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