I pulled up to a parking meter recently, only to realize I didn't have any coins. As I got out of my car, I saw a meter maid about 6 parking meters away....heading my way.

"I'm just going to go in here", pointing to a nearby shop, "to get some change," I called out to her.

"If there's no quarter in that meter by the time I get to your meter, I'll have no choice but to give you a ticket," she yelled back to me.

Quickly running into a nearby coffee shop, I ordered a coffee. The waitress, seeing the $20 bill in my hand, asked if I had anything smaller.

"No, I'm sorry, I don't"

"Well, it's your *lucky* day then," she said, handing me the coffee and a big smile.

"We don't have any change, so your coffee is on the house! Enjoy!"