Girl on the beach

A couple had retired and lived near the ocean and used to walk the beach
 a lot.  They began to notice a girl who was at the beach pretty much
every day.  She wasn't unusual, nor was the travel bag she carried, except for one thing; she would approach people who were sitting on the beach,
glance around furtively, then speak to them.

Generally the people would respond negatively and she would wander
off, but occasionally someone would nod and there would be a quick
exchange of money for something she carried in her bag.  The couple
assumed she was selling drugs and debated calling the cops, but
since they didn't know for sure they just continued to watch her.
After a couple of weeks of this, the wife said, "Honey, have you ever
noticed that she only goes up to people with boom boxes and other
electronic devices?"  He hadn't and said so.  Then she said, "Tomorrow
I want you to get a towel and our big radio and go lie out on the beach.

Then we can find out what she's really doing."
Well, the plan went off without a hitch and the wife was almost hopping

up and down with anticipation when she saw the girl talk to her husband
and then leave.  The man walked up the beach and met his wife at the

road.  "Well,?  Is she selling drugs?" she asked, excitement pouring out
with her voice.
"No, she's not." He said, enjoying this probably more than he should have.
"Well, What is it, then?  What does she do?" his wife fairly shrieked.
The man grinned and said, "She's a battery salesman."

"A battery salesman?", cried the wife.

"Yes," he replied, "She sells 'C' cells by the sea shore!"




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