Late for Work

Published on Thu 10 July 2003

Jones came into the office an hour late for the third time in one week, and found the boss waiting for him.

"What's the story this time, Jones?" the boss asked sarcastically. "Let me hear a good excuse for a change."

Jones sighed, "Everything went wrong this morning, Boss. My wife decided to drive me to the station. I told her I was in a hurry, but she got ready in ten minutes just to take me. When we were on our way, the drawbridge got stuck. Rather than let you down, I swam across the river - look, my suit's still damp - ran out to the airport, got a ride on Mr. Thompson's helicopter, landed on top of Radio City Music Hall, and was carried here piggyback by one of the Rockettes."

"You'll have to do better than that, Jones," said the boss, obviously disappointed. "No woman can get ready in ten minutes."

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