Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Have a Laugh

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Have a Laugh

Article excerpt

BILL, a newly semi-retired chap, started work at the hardware store

But he just couldn't seem to get to work on time.

Every day he was five, 10, 15 minutes late. But he was a good worker, really tidy, clean-shaven, sharp minded and a real credit to the company and obviously demonstrating their C[pounds sterling]Older Person FriendlyC[yen] policy.

One day, the boss called him in for a talk.

C[pounds sterling]Bill, I have to tell you I like your work ethic. You do a bang-up job, but your being late so often is quite bothersome.C[yen]

Bill replies, C[pounds sterling]Yes, I know and I am working on it.C[yen]

C[pounds sterling]Well good, you are a team player. That's what I like to hear. It's odd though your coming in late.

C[pounds sterling]I know you've retired from the Navy. What did they say if you came in late there? …

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