学习啦【英语笑话】 编辑：韦彦 发布时间：2016-09-30 19:50:45
My husband is generally not a very romantic person，so I was rather pleased when on our 23rd wedding anniversary he surprised me with 17 roses. Curious about the odd amount，I asked him if there was a special significance to buying 17 roses rather than the normal one or two dozen.
" No,"he answered.“that was the minimum amount that could be charged."
A man of influence wanted to give a politician a new car.”You know I can` t accept a car，"the politician protested.“That's bribery.“The wheeler-dealer pointed out that he could sell the car to the politician for$20.
“In that case,"replied the elected official，"I'll take two of them..”
Immediately after my husband's company built a weight-lifting facility for its employees, he and a colleague of his，Jamie，joined the program. Although Jamie dropped out of the program，my husband continued faithfully. Several months later，a co-worker came up to him and expressed interest in weight training. My husband was flattered that someone had noticed the results of his dedicated effort,until the man exclaimed，"Yes，I just saw Jamie
and he looks great.”
One afternoon a man came into the bank where my wife，Laura，is a teller. As he stood in the doorway wiping his eye glasses with a handkerchief , she asked if she could help him.
"You're darned right.”he answered."Ever since I bought these glasses here, I haven't been able to see a thing."
"Sir，"Laura replied，"I believe you want the optical store next door."
The man put his glasses on, looked around the bank and said，"I told you these glasses aren't any good:"
A fellow computer programmer for a consulting group had designed some software for one of our largest accounts.He requested my assistance in putting it into operation. At first，he handled most of the work, with rne just doing corrections and inputting data. Eventually, though, he asked me to help with the last phase of the training.
When I sat down with one woman and told her I would be showing her how to make changes to the files，she sighed with relief.”I` m so glad you` re teaching instead of him.”Surprised，I replied that my colleague was far more experienced than I was.”Yes，”she said,”but I feel much more comfortable with you. I get real nervous around smart people."