Miscellanea | International Jokes
1. Fastest Thing in the World
Once a University had to interview for
a prestigious job. They invited four good candidates and one common question
was asked to all 4 of them.
Yale Guy: "Its light, Nothing can
travel faster than light."
Interviewer: (Shocked to hear Santa's reply, asked) "Why"?
2. Development of Communication
After digging to a depth of 100 meters last year, Russian scientists found traces of copper wire, dating back 1000 years, and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network one thousand years ago.
So, not to be outdone, in the weeks that followed, American scientists dug 200 meters and the headlines in the US papers read: "US scientists have found traces of 2000 year old optical fibers, and have concluded that their ancestors already had advanced high-tech digital telephone 1000 years earlier than the Russians."
One week later, Indian daily newspapers reported the following:
3. Presence of Mind
A man went to buy 1/2 Kg butter. He asked the shopkeeper to give him 1/2 kg of butter. The salesperson, a young boy, said that only 1Kg packs were available in the shop, but the man insisted on buying only 1/2 Kg. So the boy went inside to the manager's room and said "An idiot outside wants to buy only 1/2 Kg of butter". To his surprise, the customer was standing behind him. So the boy added immediately, "And this gentleman wants to buy the other half."
After the customer had left, the manager said - "You have saved your position by being clever enough at the right time. Where do you come from?" To this the boy said, "I come from Mexico. The place consists of only prostitutes and football players."
The manager replied coldly - "My wife is also from Mexico".
Created by Sushma Gupta On May 27, 2001
Modified on 09/24/13