In a leading supermarket recently I was offered a sample drink of Absolut pear vodka, lemonade and ice. Probably not Somerfield then, you guess. Since it was about 1130 a.m. I joked that it sounded like the perfect breakfast. The demonstrator gave me a look and told me, 'You're not the first.' Twice.
Later at the checkout I was asked if I wanted any help with the packing and I pointed to Mrs T and said, 'No, I have a highly trained assistant.' Not a titter.
Message to customer service departments everywhere. This piece of information will be highly profitable. Your customers are idiots. They make old and inappropriate jokes. Your task, should you wish to sell further product, is to laugh at the jokes as if you had never heard them before.