A grand day out

A truck carrying 24 penguins bound for the city zoo broke down on the highway. The trucker knew it would take some time to repair, so he flagged down a van and offered the driver fifty dollars if he would take the penguins to the zoo. The driver agreed, so all the penguins got out of the truck and piled into the van.

When his truck was finally repaired, the trucker went to the zoo to make sure that the penguins had arrived safely. But when he got to the zoo, the penguins weren’t there. He jumped back into his truck and drove around town, searching for them. He finally spotted the driver and all 24 penguins walking along a busy downtown street.

“You were supposed to take those penguins to the zoo,” said the trucker.

“I did,” said the driver. “But there was still some money left over, so I’m taking them to a movie.”

16 Responses to A grand day out

  1. Ha, ha. This left a crazy picture in my mind. 😀 — Suzanne

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  2. Lisa Beth says:

    That really IS Abbey Road! Haha, great story!

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  3. Dear WordPress: Can I “Like” this post twice? 😀
    _____________
    “THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
    To the person who invented zero, thanks for nothing.”

    Funny thing. Write a string of six zeroes, you still have nothing.
    But just put a single tiny “1” in front of those zeroes…!
    That’s right.
    Thanks a million.
    Now, just sign at the bottom…

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  4. John Holton says:

    An oldie but goodie!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. *Looooool!* 😆 That’s a good one! Thank you for telling. 😆

    Liked by 1 person

  6. When did the English start using dollars? Paid him fifty dollars more like fifty quid.
    That picture was taken in England, check out the vehicles,

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