Passport....

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  1. goldenlight

    goldenlight

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    An elderly gentleman of 83 arrived in Paris by plane. At the French customs desk, the man took a few minutes to locate his passport in his carry-on bag.

    "You have been to France before, monsieur?" the customs officer asked, sarcastically.

    The elderly gentleman admitted he had been to France previously.

    "Then you should know enough to have your passport ready."

    The American said, "The last time I was here, I didn't have to show it."

    "Impossible. Americans always have to show their passports on arrival in France!"

    The American senior gave the Frenchman a long hard look. Then he quietly explained.

    "Well, when I came ashore at Omaha Beach on D-Day in 1944 to help liberate this country, I couldn't find any Frenchmen to show it to."
     
  2. zombie_dad

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  3. Juliet Lima

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    That's a pretty good one. It kind of reminded me of this:

    The German air controllers at Frankfurt Airport are a short-tempered lot. They not only expect one to know one's gate parking location but how to get there without any assistance from them. So it was with some amusement that we (a Pan Am 747) listened to the following exchange between Frankfurt ground control and a British Airways 747 (call sign "Speedbird 206") after landing:

    Speedbird 206: "Top of the morning Frankfurt, Speedbird 206 clear of the active runway."

    Ground: "Guten morgen! You will taxi to your gate!"

    The big British Airways 747 pulled onto the main taxiway and slowed to a stop.

    Ground: "Speedbird, do you not know where you are going?"

    Speedbird 206: "Stand by a moment ground, I'm looking up our gate location now."

    Ground (with some arrogant impatience): "Speedbird 206, you have never flown to Frankfurt before?!?"

    Speedbird 206 (coolly): "Yes, I have, in 1944. In another type of Boeing... but I didn't stop."