How Good of A Salesmen Are You?

Lighten Up Francis!

Below is a list of uncommon items. You’re a good salesman, how many of them do you think you could successfully sell by the roadside?

I felt bad for being too heavy with the whole ‘derivatives will destroy the world‘ so in penance I offer up this little nugget of absurdity. Truth by told, I do not even remember who to credit for this little gem. I have been lugging it around for years and periodically rereading it for laughs.

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Good Salesman defined. – An individual who sells goods and services to other entities. The success of a salesperson is usually measured by the amount of sales he or she is able to make during a given period. The other factor to consider is how good that person is at persuading individuals to make a purchase.

Sure man, good luck pushing catflaps!

SEO is a bully and it makes you add unnecessary words to hit ‘minimum’ lengths to appease the search gods. Without Further Adieu.

Lady Godiva was a 13th Century Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who (according to legend) appealed to her husband several times to reduce the taxes he imposed on the common people. She asserted the taxes were too high for the masses. After a while, hubby couldn’t take her pleading any longer. He insisted that he’d do it only if she rode naked on a horse through the streets of Conventry. He never thought she’d call his bluff!

Lady Godiva took him at his word. She first made sure that a proclamation was issued to the people. The proclamation demanded that all people stay indoors and shut their windows when she embarked on this ride all around town. Everyone was supposed to comply.

Lady Godiva gets on her horse completely naked. The only covering she had was her long hair. She rides her horse all around town. A tailor names Tom could not help himself. He peeped through a hole in his shutters. Tom completely disobeyed the proclamation. This is now known as one of the most famous cases of voyeurism. You know this as the phrase “Peeping Tom.”

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