Tuesday, November 7, 2017

New truck owners say the darnedest things

"Hey, Big-D, I think we can get this in one trip.  There is room here for another forty bags of see-ment, easy."

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"Hey mom, I need money for gas.  I don't have enough gas to get home from school."

"No problem.  I will come and get you."

"You don't have to pick me up.  You can just get a gas card on the way to the high school."

Silence.

"I was picking you up to bring you home.  I have five dollars worth of chores that need doing.  That should be enough gas to get you home (four miles)."

"Wow! Look at that!  I turned the key and I have PLENTY of gas to get home."

4 comments:

  1. If that's Kubota's new truck-- it appears to need a new frame!!

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  2. Nope. Not Kubota's truck. But give it another week or two and they will be twins.

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    1. Well first vehicle is always the one you learn on and make your mistakes with!!

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  3. Joe, you forgot the last word always belongs to mom:

    "Wow! Look at that! I turned the key and I have PLENTY of gas to get home."

    "Great! Just think of all the gas you'll have once you've come directly home and completed your chores. I expect you in 15 minutes"

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