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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

I came across this joke that was sent to me via email the other day and just had to share it. I have no idea if it’s real, but I thought it was hilarious! Enjoy!

Sally, a contestant on ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’ had reached the final plateau. If she answered the next question correctly, she would win $1,000,000. If she answered incorrectly, she would pocket only the $25,000 milestone money.

And as she suspected the Million Dollar Question was no pushover.

The question was, ‘Which of the following species of birds does not build its own nest but instead lays its eggs in the nests of other birds? Is it: 

A) the condor 

B) the buzzard 

C) the cuckoo 

D) the vulture

The woman was on the spot…she did not know the answer. 

She had used up her 50/50 Lifeline and her Ask the Audience Lifeline. All that remained was her Phone-a-Friend Lifeline.  She hoped she would not have to use it because…her friend was well ~ blonde… but she had no alternative… so she called her friend and gave her the question and the four choices.

The blonde responded unhesitatingly:   “That’s easy..the answer is C: the cuckoo.”

The contestant had to make a decision and make it fast.  She considered employing a reverse strategy and giving any answer except
the one that her friend had given her… and considering her friend was a blonde that would seem to be the logical thing to do… but her friend had responded with such confidence, that the contestant could not help but be convinced.

Crossing her fingers, the contestant said, “C: The cuckoo.”

“Is that your final answer?”

“Yes, that is my final answer.”

“‘That answer is absolutely correct! You are now a Millionaire!”

Three days later, the contestant hosted a party for her family and friends, including the blonde who had helped her win the Million Dollars. 

“Jeni, I just do not know how to thank you, ” said the contestant, “How did you happen to know the right answer?’

“Oh, come on,” said the blonde…”Everybody knows that cuckoos don’t build nests. They live in clocks.”

Sally fainted…

Just in case you missed it, check out my humorous post about how I embarrassed my family in 5 minutes or less (scroll down to just before Movie Monday) It’s worth the read!

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Need a good laugh? Check out this joke…

I recently received this joke via email and thought it was too funny not to share. I wish I knew who authored it. So sit back, relax, and enjoy! Can’t you just see these two little boys?!

Two little boys, ages 8 and 10, were
excessively mischievous.
They were always
getting into trouble and their parents knew all about it.
So the mother sent the 8 year old first,
in the morning, with the older boy to see
the preacher in the afternoon.
nger in the boy’s face and bellowed,
‘Where is God?’

If any mischief occurred in their town,
the two boys were probably involved.

The boys’ mother heard that a preacher
in town had been successful in disciplining children,
so she asked if he would speak with her boys.

The preacher agreed, but he asked to see
them individually.

The preacher, a huge man with a booming
voice, sat the younger boy down and asked him sternly,
‘Do you know where God is, son?’

The boy’s mouth dropped open , but he
made no response, sitting there wide-eyed
with his mouth hanging open.

So the preacher repeated
the question in an even sterner tone,
‘Where is God?’

Again, the boy made no attempt to answer.
The preacher raised his voice even more and shook
his fi

The boy screamed and bolted from the
room, ran directly home and dove into his closet,
slamming the door behind him.

When his older brother found him in the
closet, he asked, ‘What happened?’

The younger brother, gasping for breath,
replied, ‘We are in BIG trouble this time,’

‘GOD is missing, and they think we did it!’