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    1. Why do store salesclerks ask you if they can help you? Isn't that what their job is? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Why do gas station attendants lock their bathrooms? Are they afraid someone will clean them? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. How does the guy who drives the snowplow get to work in the mornings? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. Why do cashiers ask you if "This is your correct address and phone number on your check"? Is it normal to put someone else's address and phone number on your checks? (Contributed by Don F.)
    5. When sign makers go on strike is anything written on their picket signs? (Contributed by Don F.)
    6. Have you ever seen a garbage truck going down the road with its driver eating on the run and wondered where he got the food? (Contributed by Don F.)
    7. Why is it that no door to door salesperson sells "No Soliciting" signs? (Contributed by Steven)
    8. Why is a jack-of-all-trades usually unemployed in all of them? (Contributed by Neil Enns)
    9. Does a shoemaker ever make his children shoes? (Contributed by Gwen Simpson)
    10. Why do television manufacturers always make the case too small for the TV set? You would think after all these years they could make the case large enough so they wouldn't need to put that addon piece over the end of the picture tube wouldn't you? (Contributed by Don F.)
    11. Who is the amateur cameraman that manages to get footage from all the major disasters? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    12. When the end of the world arrives how will the media report it? (Contributed by Don F.)
    13. How come if a doctor makes a mistake and his patient dies it is God's Will but when a hairdresser makes a mistake everybody wants to sue them? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    14. What would you send to a sick florist? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    15. When a guy goes into a clothing store to buy his wife a dress why do the salesclerks ask if it's a gift? (Contributed by William Sam)
    16. Do graveyard shift workers bury people 24 hours a day? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    17. Does it take two half-salers to make a wholesaler? (Contributed by scola)
    18. How does a shelf salesman keep his store from looking empty? (Contributed by oalami)
    19. Isn't it too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair? (Contributed by George Burns)
    20. If you work in a Sub shop and you're out sick do you call a substitute? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    21. When a barber gives another barber a haircur who's in charge of the talking? And who gets the tip? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    22. If we call a person that works a worker shouldn't we call a person that cooks a cooker instead of a cook? (Contributed by Juneisy)
    23. Has an ex-underwear salesman been debriefed? (Contributed by ShadowStalker)
    24. What's with these Auto Dealers displaying signs that read 'Certified Used Vehicles'? What's the point? If I buy a used vehicle from them at used car prices and later find out that it wasn't a used car why would I complain? Afterall if it's not a used car then it must be a new one right? (Contributed by Don F.)
    25. Why do they put the slowest check-out clerks in the express lanes at grocery stores? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    26. Whats with these 'Licensed Mechanic On Duty' signs? Why can't the mechanics just work like everybody else? Is it so rare that they work that they have to tell everyone when they actually do? (Contributed by Don F.)
    27. Why does a barbers pole have red and white stripes? (Contributed by MailBits.com)
    28. Why do TV reporters think it's necessary to stand in the cold at night to report a crime that happened on that very spot the previous day? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    29. Is there a law that requires six supervisors to stand around while one person actually works on a road crew? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    30. How come there are no Doorwomen in large buildings? Can't they open doors too? How much air does it take to blow a whistle for a cab? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    31. When cooks work we say they're cooking so when chefs work why don't we say they're cheffing? (Contributed by Ryoga)
    32. Isn't the best example of a loser a window washer on the 44th floor who steps back to admire his work? (Contributed by Zevra)
    33. Can you trust a thin chef? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    34. Are there any honest mechanics left in the world? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    35. Are barber poles white with red stripes? Or are they red with white stripes? (Contributed by Lisa Hall)
    36. How come salespeople check if you have socks when trying on shoes, but they don't check if you wear underwear when trying on pants? Doesn't the latter pose a much greater health risk? (Contributed by Damin Loi)
    37. Do tire repairmen demand a flat fee? (Contributed by Jumble)
    38. If you fall in love with a shoe salesman, will they walk all over you? (Contributed by Gary)
    39. If you want to build a smaller house, you hire a contractor, right? So how come you also hire a contractor if you want to build a bigger house? Shouldn't you be hiring an expandor? (Contributed by Scot Nelson)
    40. Is it just me or do you think anyone who's job involves working directly with the public take a mandatory IQ test? (Contributed by Ossie Michelin)
    41. How come you never hear of bricklayers checking into clinics for 'extreme exhaustion'? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    42. How can someone call you in the middle of dinner time, not ask if they are disrupting your evening, and then claim that they are making a 'Courtesy Call'? (Contributed by Bruce Ogletree)
    43. With the increased use of credit cards, debit cards, cheques, etc., and the dwindling use of and availability of cash, why are they still called Cashiers? (Contributed by Don F.)
    44. Why is it that when you go into any retail establishment knowing EXACTLY what you want, a salesclerk immediately approaches you and asks if they can assist you, but when you don't quite know what you want, you cannot get a salesclerk to assist you for the longest of time? (Contributed by Eric)
    45. When a cashier asks us 'And how are you today?', we know they are told to say that and they really don't care how we are, so why do we say 'Fine' instead of telling them how we really feel? (Contributed by Janis G.)
    46. Do bakers trade their bread recipies on a knead to know basis? (Contributed by Rodney & Cathy's Joke List)
    47. Do real estate agents who put their picture on their signs really believe we care what they look like? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAlanta.com)
    48. Would you be insulted if an electrician came to check your shorts? (Contributed by Randy)
    49. What does a florist get his girlfriend if he does something wrong? (Contributed by R.F.)
    50. If you hear no evil and see no evil, should you call the TV repairman? (Contributed by W.W.)
    51. Why are people who repair saws, called saw doctors? (Contributed by Stevie)
    52. Do electricians study current events? (Contributed by Joe)
    53. When laundry owners hold their conventions, do they sit on bleachers? (Contributed by Joe)
    54. Why do car dealers holler at us in their ads? Do they think we are all deaf? And by the way, exactly how many of us really expect to drive a car up mountains? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    55. Would the perfect job for retired rappers be an auctioneer? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    56. Is a good baker as smart as a cookie? (Contributed by Valerie)
    57. If glassblowers inhale do they get a pane in the stomach? (Contributed by King David)
    58. Why do we always have to wait for five minutes when someone says ‘Please wait a minute’? (Contributed by Dinesk I.)
    59. Do septic tank cleaners ever get tired of taking a lot of crap from their customers? (Contributed by Vaiden)
    60. How does a Real Estate company sell its office without causing confusion? (Contributed by CT)
    61. Why are the people who mend shoes also so good at cutting keys? (Contributed by Alex)
    62. Why is it so hard to find a clerk to help you in a clothing store? Would it help to go into a fitting room and announce loudly that there's no toilet paper in there? (Contributed by WQC)
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