Have a laugh
The local publican was so sure his barman was the strongest bloke in the district that he had a standing $1000 bet. The barman would squeeze a lemon until all the juice dripped out, and then hand the lemon to a patron. If anyone could squeeze one more drop out, they’d win the $1000. Many tried and failed until one day a weedy little bloke with a squeaky voice said: “I’d like to try to win that bet.” The bar erupted in laughter. The barman duly squeezed the lemon and handed the remains to the little bloke. The laughter died however, as half a dozen drops fell from the lemon as the new-comer squeezed. The publican reluctantly handed over the $1000 but couldn’t help but ask: “We’ve had shearers and wood cutters and weightlifters, and all sorts of people try that. What do you do for a living?” “I work for the Taxation Office,” came the reply.
Quote of the week
“Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit.”
- Sarah Parish.