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  • 12th October
    2011
  • 12
[Calvin sits behind an overturned box marked “Lemonade $15.00/glass” with a pitcher on it.]
SUSIE: 15 bucks a glass?!
CALVIN: That’s right! Want some?
SUSIE: How do you justify charging 15 dollars?!
CALVIN: Supply and demand.
SUSIE: [gesturing to the absence of other customers] Where’s the demand?! I don’t see any demand!
CALVIN: There’s LOTS of demand!
SUSIE: Yeah?
CALVIN: Sure! As the sole stockholder in this enterprise, I DEMAND monstrous profit on my investment! And as President and CEO of the company, I DEMAND an exorbitant annual salary! And as my own employee, I DEMAND a high hourly wage and all sorts of company benefits! And THEN there’s overhead and actual production costs! 
SUSIE: But it looks like you just threw a lemon in some sludge water!
CALVIN: Well, I have to cut expenses SOMEwhere if I want to stay competitive.
SUSIE: What if I got sick from that?
CALVIN: “Caveat emptor" is the motto we stand behind! I’d have to charge more if we followed health and environmental regulations.
SUSIE: You’re out of your mind. I’m going home to drink something else.
CALVIN: Sure! Put me out of a job! It’s you anti-business types who ruin the economy!
[Calvin looks disgruntled, then walks inside and addresses his mother.]
CALVIN: I need to be subsidized.

[Calvin sits behind an overturned box marked “Lemonade $15.00/glass” with a pitcher on it.]

SUSIE: 15 bucks a glass?!

CALVIN: That’s right! Want some?

SUSIE: How do you justify charging 15 dollars?!

CALVIN: Supply and demand.

SUSIE: [gesturing to the absence of other customers] Where’s the demand?! I don’t see any demand!

CALVIN: There’s LOTS of demand!

SUSIE: Yeah?

CALVIN: Sure! As the sole stockholder in this enterprise, I DEMAND monstrous profit on my investment! And as President and CEO of the company, I DEMAND an exorbitant annual salary! And as my own employee, I DEMAND a high hourly wage and all sorts of company benefits! And THEN there’s overhead and actual production costs! 

SUSIE: But it looks like you just threw a lemon in some sludge water!

CALVIN: Well, I have to cut expenses SOMEwhere if I want to stay competitive.

SUSIE: What if I got sick from that?

CALVIN: “Caveat emptor" is the motto we stand behind! I’d have to charge more if we followed health and environmental regulations.

SUSIE: You’re out of your mind. I’m going home to drink something else.

CALVIN: Sure! Put me out of a job! It’s you anti-business types who ruin the economy!

[Calvin looks disgruntled, then walks inside and addresses his mother.]

CALVIN: I need to be subsidized.

  1. imperfectvirtuosity reblogged this from sylvar and added:
    Calvin on economy lol
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