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Heidy



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:06 pm    Post subject: troo............  Reply with quote

At last Gordon Brown decided to throw the towel in and resign. His cabinet colleagues decided it would be a worthy gesture to name a railway locomotive after him. So a senior 'Sir Humphrey' went from Whitehall to the National Railway Museum at York, to investigate the possibilities.

"They have a number of locomotives at the NRM without names," a specially-sought consultant told the top civil servant. "Mostly freight locomotives though."

"Oh dear, that's not very fitting for a prime minister," said Sir Humphrey. "How about that big green one, over there ?" he said, pointing to 4472 Flying Scotsman.

"That's already got a name" said the consultant. "It's called 'Flying Scotsman'."

"Oh. Couldn't it be renamed ?" asked Sir Humphrey. "This is a national museum after all, funded by the taxpayer."

"I suppose it might be considered," said the consultant. "After all the LNER renamed a number of their locomotives after directors of the company, and even renamed one of them Dwight D Eisenhower."

"That's excellent", said Sir Humphrey, "So that's settled then...let's look at renaming 4472. But how much will it cost ? We can't spend too much, given the expenses scandal !"

"Well", said the consultant, "Why don't we just paint out the 'F'?"
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 06, 2009 9:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Heidy telt a funny joke.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 7:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Och ma giddy aunt, he's dun it twice noo.Shocked
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 10:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

PMSL!  Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 10:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good yin, Heidie!    Laughing

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