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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.

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