Lost Cigarettes

A carpet layer had worked all day installing wall-to-wall carpeting, when he noticed a lump under the carpet in the middle of the living room, he felt his shirt pocket for his cigarettes, they were gone.
He was not about to pull the carpet back up, so he went outside for a two-by-four. Stamping down cigarettes with it would be easy. Once the lump was smoothed, the man gathered up his tools and carried them to his truck.
Then two things happened simultaneously. He saw his cigarettes on the seat of the truck, and over his shoulder he heard the voice of the woman to whom the carpet belonged.
"Have you seen anything of my parakeet?" she asked...

Rating: 6/10