Late For Work
Jones came into the office an hour late for the third time
in one week. He found the boss waiting for him.
"What's the story this time, Jones?" he asked sarcastically.
"Let's hear a good excuse for a change."
Jones sighed, "Everything went wrong this morning, boss.
The wife decided to drive me to the station. She got ready
in ten minutes. But on our way here, the drawbridge got
stuck. Rather than let you down, sir, I swam across the
river - look, my suit's still damp. I 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 piggy-back
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