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The Queen & Al Gore

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by John's 26, Oct 20, 2003.

  1. John's 26

    John's 26

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    > > Given that Al Gore has no job, he decided to take a sightseeing
    > > vacation to Europe. While visiting England, he is invited to tea with
    > > the Queen.
    > >
    > > He asks her what her leadership philosophy is. She says that it is to
    > > surround herself with intelligent people. He asks how she knows if
    > > they're intelligent.
    > >
    > > "I do so by asking them the right questions," says the Queen. "Allow
    > > me
    > > to demonstrate." She phones Tony Blair and says, "Mr. Prime Minister.
    > > Please answer this question: "Your mother has a child, and your father
    > > has a child, and this child is not your brother or sister. Who is it?"
    > >
    > > Tony Blair responds, "It's me, ma'am."
    > >
    > > "Correct. Thank you and good-bye, sir," says the Queen. She hangs up
    > > and says, "Did you get that, Mr. Gore?"
    > >
    > > "Yes, ma'am. Thanks a lot. I'll definitely be using that!"
    > >
    > > Upon returning home, he decides he'd better put some of his old
    > > friends
    > > to the test. He calls Bill Clinton and says, "Hi, Bill, I wonder if you
    > > can
    > > answer a question for me."
    > >
    > > "Why, of course, Al. What's on your mind?"
    > >
    > > "Uhh, your mother has a child, and your father has a child, and this
    > > child is not your brother or your sister. Who is it?"
    > > Clinton hems and haws and finally asks, "Can I think about it and get
    > > back to you?"
    > >
    > > Gore agrees, and Clinton hangs up. Clinton immediately calls members
    > > of
    > > his old staff, and they puzzle over the question for several hours,
    > > but
    > > nobody can come up with an answer.
    > >
    > > Finally, in desperation, Clinton calls Colin Powell at the State
    > > Department
    > > and explains his problem. "Now look here, your mother has a
    > > child, and your father has a child, and this child is not your brother
    > > or your sister. Who is it?"
    > >
    > > Powell answers immediately, "It's me, of course, you idiot."
    > >
    > > Much relieved, Clinton rushes back to call Gore and exclaims, "I know
    > > the answer now! I know who it is! It's Colin Powell!"
    > >
    > > And Gore replies in disgust, "Wrong, it's Tony Blair."
     
  2. JAYTEAM

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    That's pretty good.

    Jay
     

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