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Orly Borges Personal Collection
This man had to take a bunch of penguins to
the zoo for the new exhibit. On the way into town his truck broke down
and he pulled over to the side of the road. A guy pulls up next to him
and says, 'Hey, do you need some help?'
The man says, 'Actually, all I need is to get
these penguins to the zoo. If I give you fifty bucks will you make sure
you take them?' So the guy takes the money and the penguins and takes
The man went to fix his truck and an hour
later he's pulling up in the town to go check on the penguins. He stops at
a red light and looks across the road and sees the guy walking with all
the penguins following behind him. The man gets out of his truck and
screams at the guy, 'Hey! What are you doing. I thought I gave you fifty
bucks to get the penguins to the zoo!'
The guy turns with a big smile and says, 'I
did take them to the zoo and I had some money left over so now I'm
taking them to the movies.'
Contributed by LuisCarlos Valladares, Spain.
Here are some of the American
words in this joke and their British equivalents: bunch: group (grupo);
truck: lorry (camioneta);
guy: bloke (tipo);
bucks: dollars (dólares);
takes off: leaves (se va);
movies: cinema (cine).