“This little computer,” said the sales clerk, “will do half of your job for you.” Studying the machine, the senior VP said, “Fine. I’ll take two.”

Politician in Action

A Senator in the USA was once asked about his attitude toward whisky.

‘If you mean the demon drink that poisons the mind, pollutes the body, desecrates family life, and inflames sinners, then I’m against it.  But if you mean the elixir of a New Year toast, the shield against winter chill, the taxable potion that puts needed funds into public coffers to comfort little crippled children, then I’m for it.  This is my position, and I will not compromise.’

New Year’s Day Party – That Never Was?

As in many homes on New Year’s Day, Donald and Sue, a happily married couple, faced the annual conflict of which was more important: the football match on television, or the lunch itself.

Hoping to keep the peace Donald ate lunch with the rest of the family, and even lingered for some pleasant after-lunch chat before retiring to the living room to turn on the television.

Some minutes later, Sue looked in to see how he was and graciously even bought a cold beer for Donald. She smiled, kissed him on the cheek and asked what the score was. Donald told her it was half time and that the score was still 0-0.

‘See?’ Sue said happily, ‘You didn’t miss a thing.’

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