Sunday, August 26, 2007

710 Cap = OIL Cap

http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-me-only26aug26,1,346396.column?coll=la-news-a_section&ctrack=1&cset=true

Los Angeles Times
26 August 2007

She looks at things differently, that's all

Steve Harvey

A friend of a friend told me a story about a fashionably dressed female motorist who walked into a local car parts shop and asked for a "seven 10 cap."

"What's a seven 10 cap?" asked one of the workers.

"You know, it's right on the engine," she said. "Mine got lost somehow and I need a new one."

"What does it do?" she was asked.

She said she didn't know.

Finally the workers had her draw a picture of it. She drew a circle and wrote "710" in the circle.

The guys behind the counter, looking at it upside down as she wrote it, realized she wanted an "OIL" cap. [...]