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A senior citizen
drove his brand new BMW Z4 convertible out of the car salesroom.
Taking off down the motorway, he floored it to 160kmh, enjoying the
wind blowing through what little hair he had left.
"Amazing!" he thought as he flew down the M1, enjoying pushing
the pedal to the metal even more. Looking in his rear
view mirror, he saw a police car behind him, blue lights flashing and
"I can get away from him - no problem!" thought the elderly
nutcase as he floored it to 180kmh, then 220 then 240kmh. Suddenly,
he thought, "What on earth am I doing? I'm too old for
this nonsense!" So he pulled over to the side of the road
and waited for the police car to catch up with him.
Pulling in behind him, the police officer walked up the driver's side of
the BMW, looked at his watch and said, "Sir, my shift ends in 10
minutes. Today is Friday and I'm taking off for the weekend.
If you can give me a reason why you were speeding that I've
never heard before, I'll let you go."
The old man, looked very seriously at the policeman, and replied,
"Years ago, my wife ran off with a policeman. I thought you were
bringing her back."
"Have a good day, Sir", said the
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,
and I'm not sure about the former.