Sitting on the bank of a stream a young fisherman trolled his bait lazily in the water and chewed comfortably on a blade of grass.
"Catch anything yet?" asked the stranger.
"Nope," murmured the fishermen.
"That's strange. It appears to be such a fine stream for trout," said the stranger.
"It must be," replied the fishermen, "they refuse to leave it."
At the UPS cargo phone center where I worked, a woman called and said, "I need a baseball quote."
I immediately answered with Yogi Berra's famous, "It ain't over 'til it's over!"
There was a brief moment of silence before the woman asked, "What was that?"
"You asked me for a baseball quote," I responded, "and that was the first thing that came into my head."
"Oh," she replied. "My husband told me to call and get a baseball quote."
I asked if she wanted to ship something and she said she did. Then it dawned on me so I asked, "Do you mean you want a ballpark figure?"