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By Drew Hill 

Former bartender turns misfortune into 'Laid Off Lawn Care'

 

April 19, 2020



MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Friday morning, Scott Briggs parked at a gas station, picked up his phone and dialed the number for The Geoff Calkins Show on 92.9 FM in Memphis.

It was free-commercial Friday, and Briggs was ready to give his brand-new business an additional boost with an on-the-fly sales pitch.

"Hi, this is Scott, I'm a laid-off bartender in the city of Memphis and I can take care of all your lawn care needs," Briggs said to begin his strict 30-second time slot.

The first-ever advertisement to roll off his tongue was far different than the one he would have expected to give just a...



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