The young family's 6 year old daughter naturally took an interest in
all the activity going on next door and started talking with the workers. She
hung around and eventually the construction crewgems in the rough all of
themmore or less adopted her as a kind of project mascot.
They chatted with her, let her sit with them while they had coffee and
lunch breaks, and gave her little jobs to do here and there to make her feel
At the end of the first week they even presented her with a pay
envelope containing a dollar.
The little girl took this home to her mother who said all the
appropriate words of admiration and suggested that they take the
dollar pay she had received to the bank the next day to start a savings account.
When they got to the bank the teller was equally impressed with the
story and asked the little girl how she had come by her very own pay check at such
a young age.
The little girl proudly replied, "I've been working with a crew
building a house all week."
"My goodness gracious," said the teller, "and will you be working on
the house again this week too?"
"I will, if those useless cocksuckers at the lumber yard ever bring us
the fuckin' drywall," replied the little girl.