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Career choice

"Has your son decided what he wants to be when he grows up?"

"Yes, he wants to be a garbage collector."

"That's a rather strange ambition to have for a career."

"Well, he thinks that garbage collectors only work on Tuesdays!"

Marriage Secret

A couple had been married for 45 years and had raised a brood of 11 children and were blessed with 22 grandchildren. 

When asked the secret for staying together all that time, the wife replies, "Many years ago we made a promise to each other: the first one to pack up and leave has to take all the kids."

Parking space

I was driving around and around a parking garage in search of an available space. Nothing. Then I noticed a couple walking ahead of me.

"Going out?" I called to them hopefully.

"No," said the man. "Just friends."

Gedenkmuur

Eendag merk die dominee ' n klein seuntjie in die voorportaal van die kerk op wat aandagtig na ' n groot gedenkplaat teen die muur staan en kyk. Dit was oortrek met name en daar was klein landsvlaggies weerskante.

Toe loop die dominee nader, kom staan langs die seuntjie, en sê saggies: "Goeiemore my seun."

"Môre, Dominee," sê hy, met sy oë nog vasgenael op die plaat.

"Dominee, wat is dit hierdie?" vra hy.

Die dominee antwoord: "Wel, my seun, dit is 'n gedenkplaat vir al die jongmanne wat in die diens gesterf het."

In doodse stilte en met groot eerbied staan die twee voor die plaat en staar na die name.

Uiteindelik, in 'n skaars hoorbare stemmetjie en bewend van vrees vra die seuntjie:

"Watter diens, Dominee? Die oggend- of die aanddiens?"

(Dankie aan Conrad vir die instuur van hierdie grappie)