Heroic Failures

THE WORST HOMING PIGEON This historic bird was released in Pembrokeshire in June 1953 and was expected to reach its base that evening. It was returned by post, dead, in a cardboard box eleven years later from Brazil. THE WORST ANIMAL RESCUE During the firemen’s strike of 1978, the British … Continue reading

True Tales

True Tales ———- My friend called his car insurance company to tell them to change his address from Texas to Vermont. The woman who took the call asked where Vermont was. As he tried to explain, she interrupted and said, “Look, I’m not stupid or anything, but what state is … Continue reading

Assorted Humor

Overheard on the public-address system at a supermarket in Alphareta, Ga.: “Would the person with a leaky bag of sugar please stop your shopping cart where you are so that our custodian can catch up to you.” In a hurry, I dashed through the grocery store, selected my tens items … Continue reading