A little European humor


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Don Groves    (2009-02-25)
A little European humor ;-)

In Heaven:
The Police are British,
The Chefs are Italian,
The Mechanics are German,
The Lovers are French,
The Government is Swiss.

In Hell:
The Police are German,
The Chefs are British,
The Mechanics are French,
The Lovers are Swiss,
The Government is Italian.

Ulrich Imbeck    (2009-02-25 02:32:50)

You don't know the german Police. :-)

Thibault de Vassal    (2009-02-25 12:01:56)
Isn't it more...

.. american humor ? :)

Don Groves    (2009-02-26 01:39:55)

Yes, American humor about Europe. There is also much American humor about America ;-)

There must be some European humor about both America and Europe others could share with us.

Normajean Yates    (2009-02-26 05:03:51)
Thurber and Bierce!

Two of the greatest humourists/satirists of all time, both from the USA, who wrote about about *all* people and (paricularly in case of Ambrose Bierce) *all* institutions!

Normajean Yates    (2009-02-26 05:10:06)
Ambrose bierce's definition of 'to pray'

PRAY, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.

Normajean Yates    (2009-02-26 05:13:37)
Bierce on Predestination

PREDESTINATION, n. The doctrine that all things occur according to programme. This doctrine should not be confused with that of foreordination, which means that all things are programmed, but does not affirm their occurrence, that being only an implication from other doctrines by which this is entailed. The difference is great enough to have deluged Christendom with ink, to say nothing of the gore.

With the distinction of the two doctrines kept well in mind, and a reverent belief in both, one may hope to escape perdition if spared.

Nadia Kaif    (2009-03-20 05:02:38)

It is quite funny