09 October 2005

Overheard On A Train Today

Two men in their mid twenties, travelling from Lewes to Seaford on a Sunday afternoon (today, actually), were reading a newspaper and discussing Asian Flu.

Man 1: Oh that Asian Flu is coming over.

Man 2: Yeah, it says the Government has gotta find space for 50 thousand graves to bury the people who die.

Man 1: What? They gonna fly them over and bury them here?

Man 2: No thats for our people. It says here that 1 in 4 people will die of it. Thats over half!

Man 1: Get a mask.

Man 2: I've got a mate who's got loads of army gear, I'm gonna get a gas mask.


Man 2: So what do you do?

Man 1: Oh I'm a house-husband, she works and I do the cleaning, but I hate doing the toilet. What about you?

Man 2: I'm a traffic warden, in Seaford.

9 comments:

Ms Mac said...

Remember, don't die of ignorance!

bart said...

bwahahaha..... this should win first prize in the competition for "dislocated conversations"

and yes, ignorance is bliss

Bond Hunter said...

So 1 out of 4 is half now?

Is it just me or are people being replaced with "Pod People" lately?

Nice site but I have to go now...

There's a gas mask store that just got the newest models!!!

ME Strauss said...

I think you've finally rendered me speechless. I can't think of anything to say in response to that. It's too amazing. I'll go now.

Dak-Ind said...

wow 1 in 4 is half and 50k is half the population... um new math maybe?

what a good evesdropper you are though!

hehe

Sam Freedom said...

That did NOT happen. That did NOT happen. If it did, I choose denial. I cannot believe a Traffic Warden so inept could possibly, even by sheer accident, play the perfect foil in a way that only a well-written script could portray.

That did NOT happen!

Sam
ps. At least THIS is true: $20 Bill Nets $840 at Ebay!

Milt Bogs said...

That is just brilliant Cheryl. Send it to Sanjeev Bhaskar immediately - if you can find an email contact.

Cheryl said...

Thanks to my regular friends and to two new ones!

Freedom - call me a liar again and I'll call you a Doctor. Please go away.

Sam Freedom said...

It wasn't so much calling you a liar as it was enjoying the sheer disbelief, but don't let that stop you from thinking you were right.

Take care honey,
Sam