Silly Sunday

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Goodbye Mom:

A guy shopping in a supermarket noticed a little old lady following him around. If he stopped, she stopped. Furthermore she kept staring at him.

She finally overtook him at the checkout, and she turned to him and said, “I hope I haven’t made you feel ill at ease; it’s just that you look so much like my late son.”

He answered, “That’s okay.”

“I know it’s silly, but if you’d call out “Goodbye, Mom” as I leave the store, it would make me feel so happy.”

She then went through the checkout … and as she was on her way out of the store, the man called out, “Goodbye, Mother.” The little old lady waved and smiled back at him.

Pleased that he had brought a little sunshine into someone’s day, he went to pay for his groceries.

“That comes to $121.85,” said the clerk.

“How come so much? I only bought 5 items.”

The clerk replied, “Yeah, but your Mother said you’d pay for her things, too.”

Silly Sunday Participants

1. Silly Sunday
2. BFDude
3. bethere2day
4. messymimi
5. Cranky
6. Cruisin’ Paul
7. Woodsterman
8. Agent 54
9. Tony McGurk
10. Mike Golch
11. Danny
12. Barb
13. Blogoratti
14. Ann
15. Rhonda
16. Margs Animals
17. Kismet
18. Nancy Chan
19. Jean R.
20. Stephanie
21. Stephanie
22. Kathe W.
23. Mail4Rosey
24. Just Out
25. Cube
26. Binky

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  44 comments for “Silly Sunday

  1. August 9, 2015 at 1:05 am

    See? There's a lesson to be learned here… You put in a little effort, you get back a little reward. bahahahahaha! But I shall not be hollering goodbye to anyone when I go to Sam's Club today. πŸ˜€

    big hugs xoxo

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:48 am

      Pretty clever indeed. I like her style. She knows how to get free groceries. πŸ™‚

  2. August 9, 2015 at 1:29 am

    That was a delightful read, thanks for sharing!

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:48 am

      Thank you very much. πŸ™‚

  3. August 9, 2015 at 1:46 am

    LOL I certainly won't be saying Goodbye Mum to any strangers in supermarkets haha!

    Have an expensivetastic Sunday Sandee :-h

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:49 am

      Wise plan my friend. πŸ™‚

  4. Ann
    August 9, 2015 at 1:52 am

    gotta watch out for those little old ladies although since I'm nearing that stage maybe I should start practicing πŸ™‚

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:49 am

      You've got a long way to go Ann. πŸ™‚

  5. August 9, 2015 at 4:10 am

    Clever old lady, but totally not cool. Thanks for the laugh.

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:49 am

      No not cool at all, but funny. πŸ™‚

  6. August 9, 2015 at 4:18 am

    That sounds like a good move. I don't think I have the nerve to try that. I would end up getting caught. Sandee, you and Zane and Little Bit have a great day.

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:50 am

      I know I wouldn't try this because it's not a nice thing to do. πŸ™‚

  7. August 9, 2015 at 4:35 am

    Ouch! Heeheehee!

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:50 am

      Yep, thank goodness it didn't cost more. πŸ™‚

  8. August 9, 2015 at 6:16 am

    Smart Old lady. What a crook, ha,ha,ha. Have a very smart Sunday Sandee. Keep cool if possible. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:51 am

      Yep, she's a crook indeed. You have a great day Paul. πŸ™‚

  9. August 9, 2015 at 7:15 am

    That's another store and town to which the old lady can't return. She was devious but thought small.

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:51 am

      She thought very small. Most crooks do. πŸ™‚

  10. August 9, 2015 at 7:54 am

    The world is so different now. In this case it doesn't pay to be kind. So sad.

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:51 am

      True Nancy, but this was for fun. It's not for real. πŸ™‚

  11. August 9, 2015 at 8:05 am

    Hillary Clinton has been pulling this scheme off for Million$ in Clinton Cash over 40 years.

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:52 am

      Yep, and she's one of the biggest crooks I know. πŸ™‚

  12. August 9, 2015 at 8:41 am

    That was a jaw dropper! Wouldn't surprise me if someone actually tried it somewhere.

    • August 9, 2015 at 8:52 am

      Probably has been done a time or two. πŸ™‚

  13. August 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

    Talk about a Gotch!!! πŸ˜€ =)) :-f :-h D-)

    • August 9, 2015 at 10:09 am

      Pretty low thing to do indeed Mike. πŸ™‚

  14. August 9, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    Uh-oh…this joke may give little old lady criminals some good ideas!

    • August 10, 2015 at 8:27 am

      Probably, but criminals are always thinking of their next mark. πŸ™‚

  15. August 9, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    Yikes!!! LOL!!! πŸ™‚

    • August 10, 2015 at 8:31 am

      Yep, I would have said more than yikes though. πŸ™‚

  16. August 9, 2015 at 5:34 pm

    OMG that is funny- poor guy!

    • August 10, 2015 at 8:31 am

      Pretty expensive lesson. πŸ™‚

  17. August 9, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    so much for a nice little old lady, buwahhaa

    • August 10, 2015 at 8:32 am

      Well, she did get free groceries. πŸ™‚

  18. August 9, 2015 at 6:59 pm

    Beware of smart old lady who could play with sentiments and dupes you.
    Quite funny!

    • August 10, 2015 at 8:32 am

      And dupe him she did. πŸ™‚

  19. August 10, 2015 at 6:54 am

    Little old ladies can have their wiles. Beware.

    • August 10, 2015 at 8:32 am

      And she sure has hers. πŸ™‚

  20. August 10, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    She might be old, but she's still sharp.

    • August 11, 2015 at 8:23 am

      Yep, and she got free groceries too. πŸ™‚

  21. August 10, 2015 at 7:28 pm

    I just read this out loud to Michelle & we both cracked up. Must be one of the funniest jokes I've heard in a long time. Now I know to beware of little old ladies in supermarkets. And to never go shopping with my dear ol' Mum

    • August 11, 2015 at 8:23 am

      Yep, it's way cheaper that way. πŸ™‚

  22. August 11, 2015 at 9:18 pm

    hahahahaha!!! smart lady πŸ™‚

    • August 12, 2015 at 6:38 am

      Free groceries are free groceries. πŸ™‚

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