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40. A Pair of Magi-pants
Peggy was watching TV one day. It was
afternoon, so there was nothing good on. It
mostly just local news, soap opera, or paid
. Peggy decided to watch the paid programming channel.
product they were trying to sell was Magi-pants .
to the sellers, Magi-pants made your legs
smaller. They came in multiple colors. The TV
satisfied customers talking about Magi-pants . One of
even said that she gained confidence after wearing
Peggy usually made fun of the people
paid programming. This time, however, she wanted to
the product. Peggy never liked her legs. No
how much she exercised or diet, her legs
still be big. Magi-pants was also having a
, too. Buy one pair, get the second one
off. If she called within ten minutes, she
get a free pair of MagiShorts. Peggy called
number. She ordered one pair.
A week later,
pants arrived in the mail. Peggy tore the
and tried them right away. She looked in
mirror, but did not see the difference. Frustrated,
called the company asking for a refund. "Miss,
you sure you don't see the difference?" "Yes,
am sure," Peggy said. The sales representative tried
offer her another pair of pants, but Peggy
. That was the first and last time she
anything from paid programming.