A man died and to his great disappointment he was sent to Hell instead of being sent to Heaven as he expected.
When he arrived in Hell, he was intrigued to find that there was a different Hell for each country and that you actually had a choice of which Hell you wanted to spend the rest of eternity in.
The man decided to try the German Hell to see what that was like. When he arrived, he asked “What do they do here?”
He was told that when you go to the German Hell, first they put you in an electric chair for an hour, then they lay you on a bed of nails for another hour, finally a German devil comes in and beats you for the rest of the day”.
The man didn’t like the sound of the German Hell at all, so he moved on to check out the Hells for some other countries, only to realise that despite some minor differences, they are almost the same as the German Hell.
Eventually he came to the British Hell and was surprised to find that there was a long line of people waiting to get in.
Amazed at this, he asked, “What do they do here?”
The gatekeeper gave their answer. “Well, first they put you in an electric chair for an hour. Then they lay you on a bed of nails for another hour. Then the British devil comes in and beats you for the rest of the day”.
The man said, “But that is exactly the same as the other Hells, so why are there so many people waiting to get in here?”
The gatekeeper replies, “Because maintenance is so bad that the electric chair does not work, someone has stolen the nails from the beds and the British devil is a former Member of Parliament, so he comes in, signs, registers then takes a nap for the whole day!”
I don’t know about you, but I think he has a point there!
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