Date: 2018-04-14 01:10
I overheard this amusing exchange while waiting for passengers to board my island-hopper, July 7565, Penzance field, UK..
It took me so long to write in your birthday card that I now have the perfect thing to say… Sorry I’m late, and happy belated birthday.
(Our store has a separate counter for plumbers and electricians. One Saturday I am covering this counter when an older man comes in.)
7. The way to make coaches think you're in shape in the spring is to get a tan. — Whitey Ford
89. There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither one of them works. — Charlie Lau
These amusing communications illustrate the implications of using vague language, as well as the age-old potential for conflict and confusion between operational departments and functions, and the long-suffering tolerance of service and maintenance staff in support of operational personnel found in all industries.
A military pilot called for a priority landing because his single-engine jet fighter was running "a bit peaked." Air Traffic Control told the fighter pilot that he was number two, behind a B-57 that had one engine shut down. "Ah," the fighter pilot remarked, "The dreaded seven-engine approach."
I missed wishing you on the big day and I missed out on the celebrations too! Let’s celebrate again and raise a toast to the Birthday of a fantastic individual and a genuine human being.
99. He looks like a greyhound, but he runs like a bus. — George Brett on teammate Jamie Quirk