As a safety consultant, I often gave talks on accident prevention.
One night after I spoke to a PTA group, the program chairperson
thanked me profusely and gave me a fifty pounds in cash.
"Giving these presentations is a part of my job," I said.
"Could I donate the money to one of your causes?"
"That would be wonderful!" she gushed. "We have just the program
that could use it. We're trying to raise money so we can afford
When only a few showed up for the safety training,
"Did you tell them I was coming?"
"No," replied the training coordinator, "it must have leaked out."