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

Making a connection

There was this male engineer, on a cruise ship in the Caribbean for the first time. It was wonderful, the experience of his life. He was being waited on hand an foot. But, it did not last. A Hurricane came up unexpectedly. The ship went down almost instantly. The man … 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

Died in Service

A young boy and his father were standing in church foyer, looking at a memorial dedicated to all the men and women who had died in war. “What’s that Daddy?”, the little boy asked. “It’s a memorial to all the people who have died in service, son”, the father replied. … Continue reading

Offensive to lawyers

Q. Where can you find a good lawyer? A. In the cemetary Q. What’s the difference between a lawyer and a vampire? A. A vampire only sucks blood at night. Q: What is the definition of a shame (as in “that’s a shame”)? A: When a busload of lawyers goes … Continue reading

Devil & Co.

The Devil once found out that his domain was too small for his ‘subjects’ so he ordered some of his juniors to move the fence to heaven a bit longer into God’s domain. When this was noticed, God replied the act with the following letter: Devil & Co. God Inc. … 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

A penny for your thoughts

There was this man who once met God. He was in awe of His great powers. “Lord, what is a million years to you?” he asked. “My son, a million years is a mere second to me.” “Lord, what is a million dollars to you?” he asked. “A million dollars … Continue reading