Today’s Market Promo

“Everything’s 1 euro,” the guy at the market said today. “Including the seller,” referring to himself. “Mademoiselle,” he bats his eyelashes at me.

I wonder if this line ever works?

Wouldn’t I want a man worth a little more? Or maybe I just passed up the best deal ever!

As a friend noted, he was pricing himself at a “symbolic euro” for me. Also, if he does dishes, Alison said she’d take him. :)

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8 Responses to “Today’s Market Promo”


  1. 1 Cassady November 11, 2010 at 1:22 am

    ha! funny encounter :)

  2. 2 Paris Paul P November 11, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    You should have asked about his after-sales service and return policy.

  3. 4 jodie November 11, 2010 at 1:53 pm

    Love, it too funny! Go back give him 1 euros and have him clean house;°)

  4. 6 Sweet Freak November 11, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    Maybe you should sample the goods and see if the euro is a good price??

  5. 7 Lupinssupins November 12, 2010 at 10:57 am

    Oy! Jodie’s suggestion reminds me (& here I’m REALLY betraying my age) of a great bit by the late Buddy Hackett, which he told on, wait for it… Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show! Of course, Buddy drug it out to great comic effect, at which I am no good: Guy at a bar is approached by a hot bar girl, who whispers suggestively in his ear, “For $200, I’ll do ANYTHING you want…” (abt her price, remember how long ago Johnny was still on.) Bar patron drags this out w/ variations of “Really? Anything? What’s the catch? You’re open to anything I want from you?” And she assures him sultrily that she she does mean anything. Finally, the guy slips her the $200 and whispers breathily in her ear: “Paint. My. House.” Ba-dum-bum!


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