Green Canaries

A lady went to a pet shop to purchase a couple of canaries.

parakeets for sale“I’d like to buy two yellow canaries,” she told the owner.

“We don’t have any canaries, but we have these lovely birds for sale,” he said as he displayed some pale green parakeets.

“But that’s not what I’m looking for,” the lady stated.

Then the crafty store owner calmly replied to the customer.

He said, “Just think of them as yellow canaries that aren’t quite ripe yet.”