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The Lecture (humor)

Recently in the US we celebrated the Memorial Day Holiday and the unofficial beginning of Summer..School will soon be out, vacations will be beginning, concerts, the lake, partying, etc., etc., etc… In that vein, I thought a post about imbibing would be appropriate …I hope not too many of you would have to endure this….um, treatment…
A cop sees an older gentleman staggering slightly down the street. It's 1:00 in the morning. He pulls over for a chat. "Good evening, sir," the cop says. "Is everything OK?" "Why yes, officer, thank you," the man says, speaking a bit thickly. "Where are you headed?" the cop asks. "I'm on my way to a lecture about alcohol abuse and the effects it has on the human body," the man says with certainty. "Sir, it's 1:00 in the morning," the cop says. "Who would be giving a lecture on that topic at this hour?" The man nods, looks the cop in the eye, and says, "My wife." 
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Your Customers (and your Mother) Always Know

Over the years, I have been amazed at the number of businesses that think they can "get away" with something with their customers. Either by lowering product standards, charging for useless features, making it more difficult to get customer service, or just flat out lying to them.

So, I will explain why this is so detrimental with a short little story about a mother and her son and the son's female roommate. It involves the eternal knowledge and wisdom of mothers, and if you try to “pull something over their eyes” they have a way of using your own words to pry the truth out...just like your customers. ___________________________________________________
A Mother comes to visit her son for dinner. He lives with a female roommate.

During the course of the meal, his mother couldn't help but notice how pretty her son's roommate is.

Over the course of the evening, while watching the two interact, she started to wonder if there was more between her son and his roommate th…