Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Have a Laugh

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Have a Laugh

Article excerpt

TWO men sank into adjacent train seats after a long day in the city.

One asked the other, C[pounds sterling]Your son go back to university yet?C[yen] C[pounds sterling]Two days ago.C[yen]

C[pounds sterling]Mine's in third year this year, so it's almost over. Next year, he'll be an engineer. What's your boy going to be when he finishes?C[yen] C[pounds sterling]At the rate he's going, I'd say he'll be about thirty.C[yen]

C[pounds sterling]No, I mean what's he taking at uni?C[yen] C[pounds sterling]He's taking every cent I make.C[yen] C[pounds sterling]Doesn't he burn the midnight oil enough?C[yen] C[pounds sterling]He doesn't get in early enough to burn the midnight oil.C[yen]

C[pounds sterling]Well, has sending him to university done anything at all?C[yen] C[pounds sterling]Sure has! It's totally cured his mother of bragging about him. …

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