After leaving the racetrack Bill bumped into his old friend Peter on the bus. “Say,” Peter said, “How’s it going?” “Going? You want to hear one of the most amazing things that ever happened? Tell me- what’s today’s date?” “July seventh.” “Right. The seventh day, of the seventh month. I go to the track at Read more about Lucky Seven[…]
If it ain’t broke, fix it ’till it is.
Prior to marriage : “Superman.” After marriage : “Gentleman” After five years : “Watchman” After ten years : “Poor man” After fifteen years:“Spiderman” (caught in his own web).
This project is so important, we can’t let things that are more important interfere with it.
‘A challenging market’ – a difficult market. ‘A difficult market’ – totally bl*ody impossible. ‘We see an up-turn later in the year’ – it can’t get any worse. ‘We are working on improving our performance’ – we’ve sacked the whole team. ‘Left the company unexpectedly’ – topped himself. ‘Left to develop his career elsewhere’ – Read more about Corporate Language[…]
“Next,” the conference emcee announced, “we have the chief of the Minnesota State Patrol, Roger Ledding, who is here with his lovely wife, Beverly.” The chief took his place at the lectern. “I’m a little nervous,” he began, “getting up before this distinguished audience and speaking today. But not nearly as nervous as I will Read more about The State Patrol Chief[…]
1. Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, have a little beverage, then comes good food and companionship. She goes on Tuesdays, I go on Fridays. 2. We also sleep in separate beds. Hers is in Ontario and mine is in Tucson. 3. I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding Read more about Tips for Happy Marraige[…]
As US tourists in Israel, a man and his wife were sitting outside a Bethlehem souvenir shop, waiting for fellow tourists. A salesman approached them carrying belts. After an impassioned sales talk yielded no results, he asked where they were from. ‘America,’ the husband replied. Looking at her dark hair and olive skin, the Arab Read more about Sales Offer for American[…]