This hilarious story is sure to have even the most serious person chuckling. If you liked this little tale, you're in luck. The storyteller here, Jeanne Robertson, makes her living as a professional speaker and humorist. Although she started out as a beauty queen, she soon recognized her talent for making folks laugh. While she seems like a comedian, Robertson characterizes herself as a humorist. She describes her style as more like storytelling with humor woven throughout. She isn't just funny, she's successful, too. Robertson has won many awards, including the top award in professional speaking, the Cavett Award. She has also been inducted into the Speaker's Hall of Fame and received a Toastmasters International Golden Gavel Award.