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Automated Society

Two friends were talking about technology and what an automated society we live in these days. The topic turned to driving and the latest technological innovations that were to be found in the new models of cars. One friend turned to the other and said, “Have you ever noticed that […]

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The Birds And The Bees

Realising that his son had reached the age of thirteen, a father asked his son if he knew about the birds and the bees. “I don’t want to know!” the child said, obviously troubled by this and he suddenly burst into tears. Confused as to what the problem was, the […]

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Travelling Around Europe

Jennifer had just returned to the United States after spending a month travelling around Europe. During her month away, she had been to Ireland, England, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Poland. Her boyfriend Jimmy met her at the airline gate, gave her a huge hug and asked, “So, how […]

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The Creation Of Earth

God, having finally completed the creation of Earth, put down his tools, sighed a deep sigh of satisfaction and proudly pointed downwards through the clouds. “Look, Michael, look what I’ve made”, he called out to one of the angels. Archangel Michael looked puzzled and said, “What is it Lord?” “It’s […]

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The Old Pastor

The old pastor lay dying. While he was lying on his deathbed, he sent a message for an IRS agent and his lawyer to come to the hospital. When they arrived at the hospital, they were ushered up to his room. As they entered the room, the old pastor held […]

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Good Qualities And Not So Good Qualities

Have you ever thought that each one of us is a mixture of good qualities and some perhaps not so good qualities. In considering our fellow man, we should remember his good qualities and realize that his faults only prove that he is, after all, a human being. We should […]

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Statements Found On Motor Insurance Claim Forms

These are actual statements found on motor insurance claim forms, where car drivers attempted to summarise the details of an accident in the fewest possible words. Some of these are VERY old, in fact I remember my Mother (who used to work for an insurance company) showing me some of […]

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The Blonde Schoolgirl

A blonde schoolgirl came home one evening, ran to her Mother and said, “Mummy, today at school we learnt how to count. Well, all the other girls only counted to 5, but listen to me: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10! It’s good, innit?” “Yes, darling, […]

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I Don’t Like Cats

I really don’t like cats, never have done. so when I read this I knew it had to go up on The Laughline as I can just imagine it happening to someone. It’s probably happened to YOU! A man absolutely hated his wife’s cat. It was always messing in the […]

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The Slow Moving Train

A woman was on a slow moving passenger train, that was literally just creeping along, slowly, very slowly. Finally the train creaked to a halt. The woman saw a conductor walking past outside, so she yelled out of the window, “What’s going on?”. “There’s a cow on the track Madam”, […]