True Stories

4,837 views

Actual Classified Ads Found in Actual Newspapers

FREE YORKSHIRE TERRIER. 8 years old. Hateful little dog FREE PUPPIES. 1/2 Cocker Spaniel. 1/2 sneaky neighbor’s dog.

3,952 views

Why Some People Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Travel

Actual stories from travel agents: I had someone ask for an aisle seat on the airplane so that their hair wouldn’t get messed up by being near the window.

3,902 views

Quotes from Bumpy Landings

Occasionally, airline attendants make an effort to make the in-flight safety lecture and their other announcements a bit more entertaining. Here are some real examples that have been heard and/or reported:

3,148 views

Questions at a Kiosk

Actual Questions Asked by Banff Park Tourists at the information kiosks manned by Parks Canada staff

3,016 views

Signs – Lost in the Translation

In a Bucharest hotel lobby: The lift is being fixed for the day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.

5,920 views

Actual 911 Calls

Caller: “I’d like to make a unanimous complaint, so don’t use my name.”

3,056 views

Specifications: The significance of a horse’s behind

Does the expression, “We’ve always done it that way!” ring any bells? The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches.

3,521 views

A Question of Physics

The following question was asked in a physics degree exam at the University of Copenhagen: “Describe how to determine the height of a skyscraper with a barometer.”

Page 2 of 3123