December 13 Humor

* Visiting Washington DC we went to the mint. We saw how money is made and counted and sorted. We were especially impressed to see skids of dollar bills laying all around the place. After the tour we stopped into the gift shop and made a purchase. I paid the clerk with two twenties, she fumbled around the money drawer and asked, “Can I give you quarters as change? We are all out of dollar bills.”

# In New York a 21-year-old inmate of the state prison is suing the state for $5 million for an injury that occurred while he was playing basketball. This is backward, don’t you have to start in the NBA and then go to jail?

# “He is great on the court,” a sports writer said of the college basketball player in an interview with his coach. “But how is his scholastic work?” “Why, he makes straight A’s,” replied the coach. “Wonderful,” said the sportswriter. “Yes,” agreed the coach, but his B’s are a little bit crooked.”