Ebook Volume 48 Humour in the Working World
Humour about Authors…………………10
Humour about Maids……………………25
Humour about Businessmen………. 60
Humour about Barbers………………. 87
Humour about Actors………………. 124
Humour about Editors……………… 160
Mistress: My last maid was too familiar with a policeman. I hope I can trust you?
Maid: Oh, yes, madam, I can’t stand them. I’ve been brought up to hate the very sight of them. My dad’s a burglar.
Just because a person has a lurid past does not mean he cannot have a bright and honest future.
One tall and handsome movie star received so many dozens of requests for a lock of his hair that his friends worried about it.
“Man, you’ll be bald in six months if you keep answering the requests of these foolish ladies,” they warned him.
“Not I,” he smiled. “My dog.”
Two movie directors were making a war epic and decided to use armies of extras for the battle scenes ─ 10,000 men on one side and 10,000 on the other.
“That’s financially draining,” said the first director, “when the shooting is finished, we have to pay 20,000 men.”
“I’ve a great solution,” answered the second director. “In the last battle we use real bullets.”
A suggested solution to a pressing problem must be realistically feasible and morally acceptable.
A famous actor was on vacation with his family in a quaint town. When they walked into a movie theatre and sat down, the handful of people there applauded.
He thought to himself, “I can’t believe it. People recognise me all the way up here.”
Then a man came over to him and said, “Thanks for coming. They won’t start the movie unless we have 10 paying people or more.”
Once the fame of being a celebrity is allowed to get to our heads, a downfall may well be coming our way.
Good maids are hard to find these days ─ whether you’re hiring one or marrying one.
“I think this maid must be in demand,” said the husband as he hung up the phone.
“Why do you say that?” asked his wife.
“She told me she’d get back to us ─ just as soon as she just checked OUR references!”
The same employers who are looking for a good maid have often forgotten that they, in turn, should be reasonable bosses to work for.