car troubles

Who earns a living driving their customers away?

One day, my sister was driving her brand new car home from the grocery store. Driving defensively, her senses were sharpened and she followed all the traffic rules: staying within the speed limit, signaling before turns or lane changes, keeping a watch for pedestrians, turning carefully. When she heard a strange sound from the rear end of the car, she was puzzled. At first she thought she had hit a curb or something. But the sound reoccurred every time she turned a corner. Instead of going home, she drove directly to the dealer where she bought the car. She explained the noise and a mechanic did a thorough inspection. “I see nothing wrong,” he said. My sister persisted, “but every time I go around a corner, it goes, ka-lunk, ka-lunk. Something is wrong.” So the mechanic took it for a test drive. When he returned, barely able to keep the smile from his face, he said, “Ma’am, I believe the sound is coming from the watermelon in your trunk.”

Answer: A taxi driver.

What did the mother lion say to her cubs before dinner?


Answer: “Shall we prey?”


About dmdubay

Since retiring from Northwest Airlines and moving to the Pacific Northwest, I have more time to devote to writing. My first novel, "Tales of Two Sisters" was published over a year ago. I have been writing poetry for a long time and am attempting to collate my poetry into a short book, with pictures. A sequel to "Tales of Two Sisters" should be getting closer to completion soon. Gardening and tending the vineyard take a lot of time in the summer. Even though I love the outdoors, these activities do cut down on my writing. So I appreciate that wintertime allows me time to write. Writing, for me, is what brings things into focus and helps me to make sense of the things that life brings. It is a gift to me and I hope that it will be to you also.
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