Jones came into the office an hour late for the third time in one week and found the boss waiting for him:
“What’s the story this time, Jones?” He asked sarcastically.
“Let’s hear a good excuse for a change.”
“Everything went wrong this morning, Boss. The wife decided to drive me to the station. She got ready in ten minutes, but then the drawbridge got stuck. Rather than let you down, I swam across the river, look, my suit’s still damp, I ran out to the airport, got a ride on Mr. Thompson’s helicopter, landed at Battersea Heliport and a couple of wrestlers gave me a piggyback into work.”
“You’ll have to do better than that, Jones.” Said the boss, obviously disappointed…