A SAW POINT

Lunn Khedd, email

A BLOND fellow needs to cut down some trees in his backyard, so he goes to a hardware shop and asks about chainsaws.

The dealer tells him: “Look, I have a lot of models, but why don’t you save yourself a lot of time and aggravation and get the top-of-theline model. This chainsaw will cut a hundred trees for you in one day.”

So, the man takes the chainsaw home and begins working on the trees. But after working for several hours, he’s only cut down one tree.

He thinks there is something wrong with the chainsaw. “How can I cut for hours and only fell one tree?” the man asks himself. “I will begin first thing in the morning and cut all day.”

The next morning the man gets up at 4am and cuts until nightfall, and still he only manages to cut down three trees.

Now the man is convinced this is a bad saw. The next day he brings the saw back to the dealer and explains the problem. The dealer, baffled by the man’s claim, removes the chainsaw from the case. “Hmm, it looks fine,” he says. Then he starts chainsaw, to which the blond man responds: “What’s that noise?