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Saturday, 19 December 2009

From the friend whose apartment I nearly burnt down

Five years or so back I was staying with my friend George Machun, who is some sort sort of professor at San Francisco State.

I managed the unique feat - remarkable even for someone as technologically asinine as me - of trying to boil water by putting a light under an electric kettle. I nearly burnt the place down.

George forgave me, and sends a regular flow of good jokes and vitriolic political comment.

I liked this one.

A man boarded a plane with six kids.

After they got settled in their seats a woman sitting across the aisle from him leaned over to him and asked,

"Are all of those kids yours ? "

He replied,

"No. I work for a condom company. These are customer complaints.. "


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