Complimentary Peanuts

A man walks into a healthfood restaurant after a day at the office, sits
down and orders a nice big dish of brown rice and stir-fry veggies. He grabs
a handful of peanuts from the bowl on the counter by the cash register while
he's waiting for his order, and as he starts to chew he hears a voice say,
"That's a beautiful tie, is that silk? Very NICE choice!"

Wondering who would make such a strange comment, he looks around and doesn't
see anyone near him who could've been speaking to him. With a shrug, he pops
a few more peanuts into his mouth.

Next he hears a voice, "Those shoes are stylin', my man. Are they Italian
leather? They look GRRREAT!"

He whirls around to again but sees no one near him. He glances nervously
around and then at his shoes, which he tucks self-consciously under the
stool. A little wierded out, he grabs another handful of peanuts. This time
the voice continues with, "That suit looks FANTASTIC! Is it an Armani? Very

He immediately calls the waiter over and says, "Look. I keep hearing these
voices telling me how great my tie, my shoes, and my suit look What's up
with that? Am I GOING CRAZY??"

"Oh," the waiter nonchalantly replies, "those are just the peanuts."
"The PEANUTS?!?" the astonished man asks, staring at the bowl beside him.
"Yes," replies the waiter, ". . . they're complimentary!"

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