Children always think they can outsmart adults, so after some advice from his friends, little Johnny tried his hand at manipulation and ended up an unexpected confession.
One day at school, a little boy called Johnny was talking to his classmates when they told him that most adults are hiding at least one dark secret, so it's very easy to blackmail them by saying, "I know the whole truth"
Johnny decided to try it out when he got home that very day. When he arrived, his mother greeted him, and he told her:
"I know the whole truth."
His mother quickly handed him $20 and begged him not to tell his father. Johnny was pleased with the outcome, so he waited for his father to get home from work.
When his father walked through the door, he greeted him, saying "I know the whole truth." Promptly his father handed him $40 and begged him, "Please don't say a word to your mother."
The next day, pleased with all the money he had been getting, Johnny thought he'd try it out on the mailman.
On his way to school, when he saw the mailman at his front door, he greeted him by saying: "I know the whole truth." The mailman immediately dropped the mail, opened his arms, and said:
"Then come give your daddy a great big hug!"
A woman stands in a doorway as she collects mail from a smiling mailman, London, England | Source: Getty Images
Two women who were discussing their how their businesses started. Comparing notes about the difficulties of running a small business, they were hoping to share advice on how to help each other out, with some tips for success.
The first women revealed that she has started a new company a year ago and made sure that each of her employees take at least one week off every three months.
A man smiles as hold a "we're hiring sign" in one hand and points with the other, South Africa | Source: Getty images
The woman spoke so confidently about her strategy and was convinced that it was working for her business. When asked by the second woman why she followed that routine, she
"It's the best way I can learn which ones I can do without."
Source: Start Sat 60