One day a man was driving home when he suddenly realized that it was his daughter’s birthday and — shock — he hadn’t bought her anything. Out of the corner of his eye he notices a shopping mall. Knowing that it was ‘now or never’, he pulls his car through three lanes of traffic, finds a parking bay and runs into the mall.
After a frantic search he finds a toy store, goes inside and attracts the attention of the shop assistant. When asked what he’d like, he simply says: “a Barbie Doll”.
The shop assistant looks at him in a condescending manner and asks, “So Sir, which Barbie would that be?”
The man looks surprised so the assistant continues, “We have Barbie Goes To the Ball at $19.99, Barbie goes Shopping at $19.99, Barbie goes Clubbing at $19.99, Barbie Goes To The Gym at $19.99, Cyber Barbie at $19.99 and Divorced Barbie at $249.99.”
The man can’t help himself and asks, “why is Divorced Barbie $249.99 when all those other Barbies are selling for $19.99???”
“Well Sir, that’s quite obvious!” says the assistant,
“Divorced Barbie comes with Ken’s house, Ken’s car, Ken’s furniture …