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Sunday, 5 June 2011

Ampers' Humour - An Irish farmer running rings around the inland revenue.

From time to time, if I hear a really funny joke, I'll share it with you all. I try to avoid bad language, mainly because I feel it shows a lack of knowledge of proper adjectives, but sometimes a bad word really makes a joke, then it is OK.

Here's one that tickled my fancy:

A man owned a small farm in Ireland. The Irish Internal Revenue determined he was not paying proper wages to his staff and sent an investigator out to interview him.
"I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them!", demanded the investigator. 
"Well," replied the farmer, "there's my farm hand who's been with me for three years. I pay him £150 a week plus free room and board. 
"The cook has been here for 18 months, and I pay her £100 per week plus free room and board." 
"Then there's the halfwit. He works about 18 hours every day and does about 90% of all the work around here. He makes about £25 a week. He pays his own room and board, and I buy him a bottle of whiskey every Saturday night. He also sleeps with my wife occasionally."
"That's the guy I want to talk to... the halfwit!" said the agent. 
"That would be me," replied the farmer.

2 comments:

Akvavitix said...

Love that! Going to send that one on. Query Ampers. What's the Poll at the top of the page all about? In IE all you can see is the choices but not what the poll is supposed to be about.

Ampers Taylor said...

The app needs fixing, I'll delete it and keep an eye when they fix it. trouble is, unlike phone apps, one can't contact the author. Thanks for pointing it out.