1.Good News and Bad News
The soldiers had been marching and fighting, they were dirty, hot and tired. One day, the general announced: “My men, I have some good news and some bad news for you. Which one would you like first?”
“The good news!” they all shouted.
“OK,” said the General. “The good news is that you will each be receiving a complete change of clothing.”
“Hurrah!” chorused the soldiers.
“And now for the bad news. Jack, you will change with John. John, you will change with Tom. Tom, you will change with Robert. Robert ….
2.One Big Happy Family
The warden of the prison felt sorry for one of his inmates because every weekend on Visitor’s Day, most of the prisoners had family members and friends coming, but poor George always sat alone in his cell.
So one Visitor’s Day, the warden called George to his office and said, “I notice you’ve never had any visitors, George.” Sympathetic, he put his hand on George’s shoulder. “Tell me, don’t you have any friends or family?”
George replied, “Oh, sure I do, Warden. It’s just that they’re all in here!”
3.Looking for a Cashier
There was a banker who attended a dinner party, and a friend said to him, “Oh! I heard that your bank is looking for a cashier,” and the banker said “Yes, yes, we are, we are.” And then the friend said, “But I thought you just hired one a few weeks ago.”
So the banker replied, “Yes, yes, indeed, we did. That‘s the one we‘re looking for now.”
So the friend said, “Can you describe him? What does he look like?” And the banker replied, “Well, he is about five feet tall and (we‘re about) one hundred thousand dollars short.”
4.Early Big Shopping
An offender was brought to trial before a judge. The judge asked him, “What is the crime you have committed?”
The offender said, “I went shopping too early during the New Year.”
The judge said, “This is not a crime! Is there a mistake, perhaps? So how early did you go shopping?”
He answered, “The shop was not yet open for business, and I was already inside.”