Tom was cleaning out the attic of the house he just moved into when he found a ticket from a local shoe repair shop. The date stamped on the ticket showed that it was well over twenty years old.
Being curious, Tom took the ticket to the shoe repair shop. With a straight face, he handed the ticket to an older gentleman behind the counter.
The man behind the counter said, “Just a minute. I’ll have to look for these,” as he disappeared into the back. A couple minutes later the man called out, “Here they are!”
Tom could hardly believe it!
The man came back to the counter, handed Tom the ticket, and said, “They’ll be ready next Thursday.”