There is a story going around about a local Jew, a great scholar
who has the custom of wishing everybody he meets on Shabbos with
a hearty "Gut Shabbos".
Of course, being that he is also very pious and devout he does
not really look at the recipients of his greeting, for fear this
individual may be someone immodestly attired.
So he was once observed walking on Shabbos and not looking up,
as usual, greeted the approaching individual with his usual hearty
"Gut Shabbos". The telephone pole was only too captivated to respond...