Tag Archives: Humour

Cause of a politician’s incompetence

From a comment by ‘Tcheuchter’ on the article ‘Conundrum’, a joke (which, not having heard it previously, is worthy of repetition):

While stitching a cut on the hand of a 75 year old farmer, whose hand was caught in the squeeze gate while working cattle, the doctor struck up a conversation with the old man.

Eventually the topic got around to politicians and their role as our leaders. The old farmer said, “Well, as I see it, most politicians are ‘Post Tortoises’.” Not being familiar with the term, the doctor asked him what a ‘post tortoise’ was.

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The question is why

Something on which to ponder for those of us of a certain age:

It is well known that as we grow older we suffer a slight shrinkage in our height. In which case why, when picking up something we may have dropped, does the ground become further away with each passing day?

Just asking…………..

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