The mother spread the grains on the floor. She called and told her daughter: “Watch. The donkey will eat the grain.” She then left to meet her neighbour. After 15 minutes, she returned to see the donkey relishing the last few grains.
“What the heck were you doing?” she screamed at the daughter.
“I obeyed your command and watched the donkey eating the grain.”
Many people fail to listen carefully when we communicate or twist the meaning according to their convenience.
You must have heard this joke:
A beautiful girl was offered a receptionist job.
“You will get $1000 salary,” declared the boss.
“With pleasure,” nodded the girl.
“Then you will get $2,000.”