An elderly woman wants half a head of lettuce at a grocery store, so she tells the young man at the checkout,
“I would like to buy half a head of lettuce.”
The young man says, “I’m sorry we only sell whole heads of lettuce.”
The old woman says, “Well you see I’m old, and I don’t eat very much, and so when I buy a whole head of lettuce, the other half usually goes to waste. Would you ask your supervisor if there is something he could do?”
The young man, rolls his eyes, lets out a sigh, and walks into his supervisors office.
“Hey, some dumb old hag wants to buy half a head of lettuce…”