They walk among us.
IDIOT SIGHTING : Hubby and I had to have the garage door repaired.
The Sears repairman told us that one of our problems was that we did not have a "large" enough motor on the opener.
I thought for a minute, and said that we had the largest one Sears made at that time, a 1/2 horsepower.
He shook his head and said, "Lady, you need a 1/4 horsepower."
I responded that 1/2 was larger than 1/4. He said, "NO, it's not.
Four is larger than two." We haven't used Sears repair since.
IDIOT SIGHTING : I live in a semi rural area.
We recently had a new neighbor call the local township administrative office to request the removal of the Deer Crossing sign on our road.
The reason: "Too many deer are being hit by cars out here!
I don't think this is a good place for them to be crossing anymore." From Kingman , KS
IDIOTS IN FOOD SERVICE: My daughter went to a local Taco Bell and
ordered a taco.
She asked the person behind the counter for "minimal lettuce."
He said he was sorry, but they only had iceberg.
He was a Chef? Yep... From Kansas City!
IDIOT SIGHTING : I was at the airport, checking in at the gate when an
airport employee asked,
"Has anyone put anything in your baggage without your knowledge?"
To which I replied, "If it was without my knowledge, how would I know?"
He smiled knowingly and nodded,
"That's why we ask." Happened in Birmingham, Alabama
IDIOT SIGHTING : The stoplight on the corner buzzes when its safe to
cross the street.
I was crossing with an intellectually challenged coworker of mine.
She asked if I knew what the buzzer was for.
I explained that it signals blind people when the light is red.
Appalled, she responded, "What on earth are blind people doing driving?!"
She was a probation officer in Wichita , KS
IDIOT SIGHTING : At a good-bye luncheon for an old and dear coworker:
She was leaving the company due to "downsizing."
Our manager commented cheerfully, "This is fun.
We should do this more often." Not another word was spoken.
We all just looked at each other with that deer-in-the-headlights stare.
This was a group at Texas Instruments.
IDIOT SIGHTING : I work with an individual who plugged her power strip
back into itself,
and for the sake of her own life, couldn't understand why her system would not turn on.
A deputy with the Dallas Sheriffs office no less.
IDIOT SIGHTING: When my husband and I arrived at an automobile dealers
shop to pick up our car,
we were told the keys had been locked in it.
We went to the service department and found a mechanic working feverishly to unlock the driver's side door.
As I watched from the passenger side, I instinctively tried the door handle and discovered that it was unlocked.
"Hey," I announced to the technician, "Its open!"
His reply, "I know - I already got that side."
This was at the Ford dealership in Canton, Mississippi !
STAY ALERT! They walk among us, they REPRODUCE!!!!!!!!!!!
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