It's Girl Scout Cookie time again! These ladies are on the prowl for anyone who might break down and buy a box of Samoas or Thin Mints. Some will even go so far as to reach out with lengthy and honest sales pitches.
In the video below, you'll see that Mike Rowe from the T.V. show "Dirty Jobs" received one such sales pitch. Apparently, a friend/co-worker of his has a daughter who sells Girl Scout Cookies. When she heard that her father's best friend from high-school was pretty well-off, she hopped onto her dad's email account and sent a lengthy sales pitch from his email. The father found this sales pitch in his "sent" folder, and got it in the right hands for her.
Rowe can't keep from laughing and smiling while reading the witty descriptions for each of the cookies, which were included in the letter. Young Charlotte introduced herself and made sure to include a link to her website, which Rowe will show you as well (in case you'd like to go and pay tribute). She begins by letting her reader know that sometimes the Girl Scouts can commit false advertising offenses, and that she's here to give her honest opinion on each cookie.
The lemon cookies get a decent score for their perfect balance of sweet and sour, while the peanut butter cookies get a pretty good score for being great with hot drinks. Samoas and Thin Mints are clearly her favorites and she has yet to try the S'mores cookie flavor. However, I think it's safe to say Charlotte recommends staying as far away as possible from the "Bleak, flavorless, gluten-free wasteland" of the Toffee-tastic cookie. Don't say she didn't warn you!
The only reason no cookie got a perfect score of 10 is because the perfect box is a donated box, the clever 11-year-old explains. That's when the sales pitch sneaks right in on you. Donate a box to the troops! Her goal is to sell 300 boxes, but I'm sure with Mike Rowe's help in garnering interest, she'll sell a whole lot more. Check out the video to hear the whole letter.