Let me see if I got this right. If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get 12 years hard labor. If you cross the Iranian border illegally you are detained indefinitely. If you cross the Afghan border illegally, you are shot. If you cross the Saudi Arabian border illegally you will be jailed.
A sweet grandmother telephoned St. Joseph ‘s Hospital. She timidly asked, “Is it possible to speak to someone who can tell me how a patient is doing?” The operator said, “I’ll be glad to help, dear. What’s the name and room number of the patient?” The grandmother in her weak, tremulous voice said, “Norma Findlay,
A few days after Christmas, a mother was working in the kitchen listening to her young son playing with his new electric train in the living room. She heard the train stop and her son said, “All of you sons of bitches who want off, get the hell off now, cause this is the last
A first-grade teacher, Ms. Brooks, was having trouble with one of her students. The teacher asked, ‘Harry, what’s your problem?’ Harry answered, ‘I’m too smart for the 1st grade. My sister is in the 3rd grade and I’m smarter than she is! I think I should be in the 3rd grade too!’ Ms. Brooks had
A group of 40-year-old girlfriends discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally, it was agreed upon that they should meet at the Ocean View restaurant because the waiters there were very good looking. Ten years later at 50 years of age, the group once again discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally it
Daddy, how was I born ? The father answers, ‘Well, son, I guess one day you will need to find out anyway! Your Mom and I first got together in a chat room on Yahoo. Then I set up a date via e-mail with your Mom and we met at a cyber-cafe. We sneaked into
Young Paddy bought a donkey from a farmer for £100. The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day.. The next day he drove up and said, ‘Sorry son, but I have some bad news. The donkey’s died.’ Paddy replied, ‘Well then just give me my money back.’ The farmer said, ‘Can’t do that.
It was 1978, I was in my early thirties, and I was working for Varian Associates as Canadian Sales Manager for their electron device group. I got a chance to go to England with one of our customers to visit one of Varian’s factories and attend a broadcast conference in Wembley. Remember, I’m a British
Most of the stories that I’ve told have the real names of the people involved. For this one I think I’ll change the names to protect the guilty. For many years I was a sales manager for an electronics company in Canada. The company and its location are really not important parts of this tale
Driving in the UK is not easy for someone accustomed to driving on the right with a left-hand drive car. I had a couple of driving experiences in England that nearly maimed me or an innocent British driver or two. Luckily in my many trips no harm was done. I will recount here my ﬁrst