Europe According to Americans

Japan’s quality standard

This speaks a lot about the Japanese quality standards and also cultural misunderstandings. They’re still laughing about this at IBM. Apparently the computer giant decided to have some parts manufactured in Japan as a trial project. In the specifications, they set out that they will accept three defective parts per 10,000 . When the delivery […]

Simplified income taxes

REVENUE CANADA *T1-SIMPLIFIED TAX FORM New Simplified Tax Form for 2000 Taxes 1. How much money did you make in 2000? 2. Send it to us.

A drunk Irisihman falls

O’Connell was staggering home with a pint of booze in his back pocket when he slipped and fell heavily. Struggling to his feet, he felt something wet running down his leg. “Please, God,” he implored, “let it be blood!”

Researching this insect

A prominent Polish scientist conducted very important experiment. He trained a flea to jump upon giving her a verbal command (“Jump!”). In a first stage of experiment he removed flea’s leg, told her to jump, and the flea jumped. So he wrote in his scientific notebook: “Upon removing one leg all flea organs function properly.” […]

Using nails on a house

These two newfies are building a house. One of them is putting on the siding. He picks up a nail, hammers it in. Picks up another nail, throws it away. Picks up a nail, hammers it in. Picks up another, throws it away. This goes on for a while, and finally his friend comes over […]

History of the Bagpipes

Concerning bagpipes: The Irish invented them and gave them to the Scots as a joke, and the Scots haven’t seen the joke yet. Visit the next joke about this topic! Visit the previous joke about this topic! Return to the ethnic jokes page

Finding a Chinese Jew

Sid and Al were sitting in a Chinese restaurant. “Sid,” asked Al, “are there any Jews in China?” “I don’t know,” Sid replied. “Why don’t we ask the waiter?” When the waiter came by, Al asked him, “Are there any Chinese Jews?” “I don’t know sir, let me ask,” the waiter replied, and he went […]

Touring a new saw mill

Two Newfies landed themselves a job at a saw mill. Just before morning the one yelled, “Mick! I lost me finger!” “Have you now?” says Mick. “And how did you do it?” “I just touched this big spinning thing here… No! There goes another one!”

Admit that you did that

An old Indian lined up all of his 10 little Indian sons and stood in front of them. He then asked, “Who push port-a-potty over cliff?” Nobody answered him. He then asked again, “Who push port-a-potty over cliff?” Again nobody answered. The old Indian said, “I tell story of Georgie and Georgie father. Georgie chop […]