Tag: London

The Aisle Seat

Terrorists boarded a flight out of London. One took a window seat and the other sat next to him in the middle seat. Just before take-off, a Royal Marine sat down in the aisle seat. After take-off the Marine kicked his shoes off, wiggled his toes and was settling in when the Arab in the …

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Complete vs. Finished

It has been said that no English dictionary has been able to adequately explain the difference between COMPLETE and FINISHED. However, in a recent linguistic conference held in London , England , and attended by some of the best linguists in the world, Samsundar Balgobin, a Guyanese, was the clear winner. His final challenge was …

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British Wedding Photograph

This is a very nice souvenir photograph of 24 newly wedded couples in Enfield , near London…I just hope, for their sake, that each husband goes home with the right tablecloth!

Bar Upsmanship

Sitting in a bar the Scotsman says, “As good as this bar is, I still prefer the pubs back home. In Glasgow, there’s a wee place called McTavish’s. The landlord goes out of his way for the locals. When you buy four drinks, he’ll buy the fifth drink.” “Well, Angus,” said the Englishman, “At my …

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Christmas Trees Around the World

Rockefeller Center, New York The Capitol, Washington DC Trafalgar Square in London The Romer, Frankfurt’s City Hall Red, White and Blue [on display at an unknown location] Puerta del Sol in Madrid St. Peter’s Square in Rome Galeries Lafayette in Paris A chapel in Germany’s Karwendel mountains The largest Christmas tree in Europe [over 230 …

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