Jokes for all

Feel free to browse the collection of tall tales, yarns and downright lies.   They are all family safe - the test I apply is "would I tell this to someone's grandmother?"  If no,  I don't use it.     (That doesn't mean i don't appreciate a dirty joke,  but I don't think they're appropriate for broadcast on the radio - you never know who is listening or how old they are or  what their attitudes to dirty jokes amounts to. )

Customer Service

An Indiana farm wife called the local phone company to report her telephone  failed to ring when her friends called - and that on the few occasions when it  did ring, her pet dog always moaned right before the phone rang.
The  telephone repairman proceeded to the scene, curious to see this psychic  dog or senile elderly lady.  He climbed a nearby telephone pole, hooked in his test set, and dialed the  subscriber's house.    The phone didn't ring right away, but then the dog moaned loudly and the  telephone began to ring.
Climbing down from the pole, the telephone repairman found:
1. The dog was tied to the telephone system's ground wire via a  steel  chain and collar.
2. The wire connection to the ground rod was loose.
3. The dog was receiving 90 volts of signaling current when the phone  number was called.
4. After a couple of such jolts, the dog would start moaning and then  urinate on himself and the ground.
5. The wet ground would complete the circuit, thus causing the phone to  ring...which demonstrates that some problems CAN be fixed by pissing and moaning.

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