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Alex Sees an Ad in the Newspaper That Says 'Circus Looking for New Talent'

Jun 06, 2019
08:28 A.M.
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It's never too late to seek new opportunities. If you don't like the career you're currently in, switch it up. Apply somewhere else. Be daring and try something new, like Alex in the story below!


Alex sees an advert in the newspaper: "Circus Looking for New Talent."

He says to himself, “Eh, what the hay. I’m pretty talented,” and calls the circus.

A lady answers the phone. “Hello,” she says in a friendly tone.

“Hi, is this the circus?”


Circus arena with elephants. | Source: Pixabay


“I’ve heard you’re hiring.”

“You’ve heard correctly, sir. What is your name?”


“Alright then, Alex, what makes you think you can join the circus?”

“Well, I have several talents... for example, I can shoot a three-pointer in basketball, like five times in a row.”

“O... Okay... That’s quite impressive, sir, but it’s not really what we’re looking for. I think maybe you should call the NBA...”

Red and white striped circus marquees. | Source: Pixabay


“No, no, wait! I... I can hula hoop for like 30 seconds straight!”

“Sir, I really don’t think you understand what the concept of a cir...”

“No, please, I... I... I can jump on one leg while saying the alphabet backward!”



“I'm very sorry. Goodbye, sir.”

She hangs up the phone.

Alex sits there for like five seconds until he realizes he forgot something.

“Oh cruds! I forgot to tell her I’m a horse!”

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