Charley, a new retiree-greeter at Wal-Mart, just couldn’t seem to get to work on time. Every day he was 5, 10, 15 minutes late. But he was a good worker, really tidy, clean-shaven, sharp-minded and a real credit to the company and obviously demonstrating their “Older Person Friendly” policies.

One day the boss called him into the office for a talk.

“Charley, I have to tell you, I like your work ethic, you do a bang-up job, but your being late so often is quite bothersome.”

“Yes, I know boss, and I am working on it.”

“Well good, you are a team player. That’s what I like to hear. It’s odd though your coming in late. I know you’re retired from the Armed Forces. What did they say if you came in late there?”

“They said, “Good morning, Admiral, can I get you coffee sir?”

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  1. Sam @ Weekend Getaways says:

    Really this is what they say!!! Great. 😉
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  2. Con Artist Trickster
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    LOL!! I’m sure the story will be a lot different if he was a private, in that case he would’ve done lots of push-ups. 🙂
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  3. Don E. Chute
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    Charlie should have asked his piss-ain’t boss to run some laps around WallyWorld.

    Then taken that stupid smock and shoved it….

    Happy Trails B2
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  4. Russ
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    That was a good one Steve. I had to set two alarms when I was in the Army. Only an E-5 They threatened to court martial me if I wasn’t on time.

  5. Steve says:

    Groan…. Should have seen that one coming.

  6. Colleen Dick
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    That’s uncomfortably close to truth…
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  7. Comedy Plus
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    Bwahahahahaha. I think I’d leave the retired admiral alone from now on. Just saying.

    Have a terrific day. 🙂
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  8. Greg says:

    Good one! i think he should be running wallyworld and let the managers guard the door..
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  9. Binky says:

    You’d think the admiral could at least be a cashier.

  10. Art of RetroCollage
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    I would hope a retired admiral would have a better second career!
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  11. I’m sure there was a happy ending…and the Admiral had the boss court martialed or made to walk the plank.
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  12. Enfotainer says:

    @ Art of RetroCollage:

    Retiree-greeter at Walmart is fine too, provided the boss also offer them tea/coffee if they arrive late at work 😉 LOL
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  13. stevebethere
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    @ Enfotainer
    We don’t “Retiree Greeters” well not that i know of anyway, here in the UK LOL 🙂

  14. Lainy says:

    If I was the Boss, I better leave Charley alone, LOL!