Jones came into the office an hour late for the third time in one week and found the boss waiting for him.
"Whats the story this time Jones?" he asked sarcastically. "Lets hear a good excuse for a change."
Jones sighed, "Everything went wrong this morning, Boss. The wife decided to drive me to the station. She got ready in 10 minutes, but then the drawbridge got stuck. Rather than let you down, I swan across the river -- look, my suit's still damp -- ran out to the airport, got a ride on Mr Thompson's helicopter, landed on top of Radio City Music Hall, and was carried here piggyback by one of the Rockettes."
"You'll have to do better than that, Jones," said the boss, obviously disappointed. "No woman can get ready in 10 minutes."
[from THT 28th June]