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Gordon Brown Resigns

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Gordon Brown Resigns

Sorry, it's only a joke for the weekend Grin

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

"There are a number of locomotives at the NRM without names," a consultant
told Sir Humphrey. but they are mostly freight locomotives."

"Oh dear, a freight locomotive is not very fitting for a prime minister,"
said Sir Humphrey. "How about that big green one, over there?"
"That one has already got a name" said the consultant. "It's called 'Flying
Scotsman'."
"Oh well. Couldn't we rename it ?" asked Sir Humphrey.
"I suppose for the prime minister it might be considered," said the
consultant.
"That's excellent", said Sir Humphrey, "So that's settled then...let's look
at renaming the 'Flying Scotsman'. How much will it cost? Remember 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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Re: Gordon Brown Resigns

You falsely raised my hopes with the post title, but a good story nevertheless  Smiley
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Re: Gordon Brown Resigns

Excellent, Funny....
....disappointing  Grin
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Re: Gordon Brown Resigns

rotten tease, artmo.  that's as bad as 'thatcher dies'.
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Re: Gordon Brown Resigns

Here's one comment I got from a friend who read the joke:
I don't get that - how does painting out the F make it read "Useless
conceited psychologically flawed incompetent dishonest conniving quisling
retard"?

Grin Grin
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Re: Gordon Brown Resigns

Hey Artmo-that's " mr concieted ..." to you. Although I do take exceptio to "retard". It's not an acceptable word these days, and if it was, would apply to people who couldn't help it.  Huh
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Re: Gordon Brown Resigns

Looking at the the number of posts that each of you guys has had, I feel I am intruding into a long-established club with my paltry few. However, this topic reminded me of another GB round robin recently received which you sound as though you might enjoy.
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A teacher asked her class how many of them were Gordon Brown fans.
Not really knowing what a Brown fan is, but wanting to be liked by the teacher, all the kids raised their hands except for Little Johnny..
The teacher asked Little Johnny why he has decided to be different...again.
Little Johnny said, 'Because I'm not a Brown fan.'
The teacher asked, 'Why aren't you a Brown fan?'
Johnny said, 'Because I'm a Conservative.'
The teacher asked him why he's a Conservative.
Little Johnny answered, 'Well, my Mum's a Conservative and my Dad's a Conservative, so, I'm a Conservative.'
Annoyed by this answer, the teacher asked, 'If your mom was a moron and your dad was an idiot, what would that make you?'
With a big smile, Little Johnny replied, 'A Gordon Brown fan.'
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Re: Gordon Brown Resigns

Like it birdman Grin Grin  We all started at 1 with our post count so you'll soon catch up.  Truth is, we don't get out much Smiley Smiley