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June 2011

Sneezing On the Airplane

CONSTRUCTION SITE FUN A young man at this construction site was

Submitted by Jim Nicholas

A man and a woman were sitting beside each other in the first class section of an airplane. The woman sneezed, took out a tissue, gently wiped her nose, then visibly shuddered for ten to fifteen seconds. The man went back to his reading. A few

bragging that he could outdo anyone based on his strength. He especially made fun of one of the older workman. After several minutes, the older worker had enough. “Why don’t you put your money where you mouth is?” he said. “I’ll bet a week’s wages

minutes later, the woman sneezed again, took

that I can haul something in a wheelbarrow

a tissue, wiped her nose, then shuddered

over to the other building that you won’t be

violently once more.

able to wheel back.”

Assuming that the woman might have a cold, the man was still curious about the shuddering. A few more minutes passed when the woman sneezed yet again. As before, she took a tissue, wiped her nose, her body shaking ever more than

“You’re on, old man,” the young man replied. “Let’s see what you’ve got.” The old man reached out and grabbed the wheelbarrow by the handles. Then nodding to the young man, he said with a smile, “All right. Get in.”

before. Unable to restrain his curiosity, the man turned to the woman and said, “I couldn’t help

THE CANDLES IN ROME A couple, desperate to conceive a child,

but notice that you’ve sneezed three times,

went to their priest and asked him to pray

wiped your nose and then shuddered violently.

for them. “I’m going on a sabbatical to

Are you OK?”

Rome,” he replied, “and while I’m there, I’ll

“I am sorry if I disturbed you, I have a very rare medical condition; whenever I sneeze I

light a candle for you.” When the priest returned three years later, he went to the couple’s house and found the wife

have an orgasm.” The man, more than a bit embarrassed,

pregnant, busily attending to two sets of twins.

was still curious. “I have never heard of that

Elated, the priest asked her where her husband

condition before,” he said. “Are you taking

was so that he could congratulate him. “He’s gone to Rome, to blow that candle

anything for it?” The woman nodded, “Pepper.”

out” came the harried reply.

Piffle’s MATH MADNESS What year and make is the motorcycle at the New Westminster Police Museum?

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