2018-01-10 / Living & Style

'Be Particular"

submitted by Joyce King

A very successful businessman had a meeting with his new son-in-law. "I welcome you into the family," said the businessman.

"To show you how much we care for you, I'm making you a 50-50 partner in the business. All you have to do is go to the factory every day and learn the operation."

The son-in-law interrupted and said, "I don't like factories as I can't stand the noise."

"I see," said the father-in-law, “then you will work in the office and take charge of some of the operations there."

"I can't stand offices. I hate being stuck behind a desk," said the son-in-law.

"Wait a minute, I just made you a 50-50 partner in a very prosperous business, but you don't like factories and you don't like offices. What am I going to do with you?"

"Easy," said the son-law, "buy me out."

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