Category Archives: True stories


Met a young mum in the check-out line at Hannafords in York. Got chatting and got introduced to 2 month old Juliette. “Oh” I said “Little Feat sang “Juliette” back in the 70s” “Really?” she said “Little Feet?” “With an … Continue reading

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The United States and Great Britain are two countries separated by a common language.

  George Bernard Shaw in the 1940s. Still valid today. Ms jb is in Home Depot and asks a sales associate where she can find a toilet. “Now, honey, do you wanna BUY one or USE one?” Er, that would be … Continue reading

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Why I’m not allowed to cook dinner anymore…


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So now you know….

“Flotsam” is floating wreckage, “jetsam” is cargo that is purposely thrown overboard, “lagan” is goods lying at the bottom of the ocean but reclaimable, and “derelict” is cargo at the bottom of the ocean but lost. Oh, and a collision … Continue reading

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Even 67…..

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An engineer dies and goes to Hell

  He’s hot and miserable, so he decides to take action.  The A/C has been busted for a long time, so he fixes it. Things cool down quickly. The moving walkway motor jammed, so he un-jams it. People can get from … Continue reading

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There is no such thing as a bad day…

…just good days for different things. When it’s blowing a gale and pouring with rain, that’s a good day to sit in a café with mates, not a day to be up the mountain

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