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A neighbour's Daughter Once Came To Steve Jobs' House To Sell Him Girl-Scout Cookies--And He Shredded Her For Pushing Junk-Food

As Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs made clear, he often wasn’t the nicest boss around.

But this anecdote from Adam Lashinsky’s Inside Apple marks a new high for Steve’s legendary irascibility.

Once, Lashinsky says, a neighbour’s daughter came to Steve’s house selling girl-scout cookies. Instead of buying a few boxes and tossing them in the trash–the more-typical neighborly response from a non-sugar fan–Steve apparently ripped her a new one.

Produced by Robert Libetti & Daniel Goodman

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