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Forwarded, Jeanne

> > 
> > >>A lady at work was seen putting a credit card into her floppy drive
> and 
> >pulling it out very quickly.  When inquired as to what she was doing, she
> said she was shopping on the internet and they asked for a credit card 
> number, so she's using  the ATM "thingy". 
> >I recently saw a distraught young lady weeping beside her car.  "Do you 
> need some help?"  I asked.  She replied, "I knew I should have replaced
> the 
> battery to this remote door unlocker.  Now I can't get into my car.  Do
> you 
> think they (pointing to a distant convenient store) would have a battery
> to 
> fit this?"  "Hmmm, I dunno.  Do you have an alarm too?"  I asked. "No,
> just 
> this remote thingy," she answered, handing it and the car keys to me.  As
> I 
> took the key and manually unlocked the door, I replied, "Why don't you
> drive 
> over there and check about the batteries .  .  .it's a long walk." 
> >Several years ago, we had an intern who was none too swift.  One day he
> was 
> typing and turned to a secretary and said, "I'm almost out of typing
> paper. 
> What do I do?"  "Just use copier machine paper," the secretary told him. 
> With that, the intern took his last remaining blank piece of paper, put it
> on the photocopier and proceeded to make five "blank" copies. 
> >I was in a car dealership a while ago, when a large motor home was towed 
> into the garage.  The front of the vehicle was in dire need of repair and 
> the whole thing generally looked like an extra in "Twister".  I asked the 
> manager what had happened.  He told me that the driver had set the "cruise
> control" and then went in the back to make a sandwich. 
> >Sign in a gas station: Coke -- 49 cents.  Two for a dollar. 
> >I was signing the receipt for my credit card purchase when the clerk 
> noticed that I had never signed my name on the back of the credit card.
> She 
> informed me that she could not complete the transaction unless the card
> was 
> signed.  When asked why, she explained that it was necessary to compare
> the 
> signature on the credit card with the signature I just signed on the 
> eceipt.  So I signed the credit card in front of her. She carefully
> compared 
> that signature to the one I signed on the receipt.  As luck would have it,
> they matched. 
> >I live in a semi-rural area.  We recently had a new neighbor call the
> local 
> township administrative office to request the removal of the Deer Crossing
> sign on our road.  The reason: Many deer were  being hit by cars and he no
> longer wanted them to cross there. 
> >My neighbor works in the operations department in the central office of a
> large bank.  Employees in the field call him when they have problems with 
> their computers.  One night he got a call from a woman in one of the
> branch 
> banks who had this question: "I've got smoke coming from the back of my 
> terminal.  Do you guys have a fire downtown?" 
> >I was sitting in my science class, when the teacher commented that the
> next 
> day would be the shortest day of the year.My lab partner became visibly 
> excited, cheering and clapping.  I explained to her that the amount of 
> daylight changes, not the actual amount of time. Needless to say, she was 
> very disappointed. 
> >My daughter went to a local Taco Bell and ordered a taco.  She asked the 
> individual behind the counter for "minimal lettuce." He said he was sorry,
> but they only had iceberg. 
> >Police in Radnor, Pennsylvania, interrogated a suspect by placing a metal
> colander on his head and connecting it with wires to a photocopy machine. 
> The message "He's lying" was placed in the copier, and police pressed the 
> copy button each time they thought the suspect wasn't telling the truth. 
> Believing the "lie detector" was working, the suspect confessed . 
> > 
> > 
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