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Billy Joe and Billy Ray went to the big city to get jobs. had been friends since they were kids, so they decided to apply at the same firm. They had finished filling out the applications and were waiting to see the owner. Billy Ray was called in first.
The owner was a stout man, with a weathered face and a scar above his right eye. He also had the distinguishing feature of having no ears, just two tiny holes in the sides of his head. The man ordered Billy Ray to sit down. He leaned across the desk and moved his cigar to the corner of his mouth. He growled at Billy Ray “This is a tough business. You have to be on your toes, keen, observant. Look around the room and tell me what you notice!” Billy Ray looked at the polished glass, chrome furniture, and large bar. He looked at the owner and said “You ain’t got no ears!” The owner jumped out of his chair, grabbed Billy Ray by the neck and threw him out of his office.
Billy Joe saw Billy Ray come flying out the door and went over to help his friend up. “What happened?” Billy Joe told him, “What ever you do - don’t talk about his ears!” Just then, the intercom buzzed and the secretary told Billy Joe he could go in.
Once again the owner ordered Billy Joe to sit down. He leaned across the desk and moved his cigar to the corner of his mouth. He growled at Billy Joe “This is a tough business. You have to be on your toes, keen, observant. Look around the room and tell me what you notice!” Billy Joe looked at the polished glass, chrome furniture, and large bar. He looked at the owner and said “You wear contacts!”
The owner stood up in amazement. “That’s awesome perception! How could you tell that from way over there?”
“Its obvious” said Billy Joe “You can’t wear glasses, you ain’t got no ears!”



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