Posted by Cindy Beck
Funny anecdote received from the Good Clean Funnies
The Old Ford
When my husband, Mark, took his beat-up pickup truck to our
insurance agent for a pre-insurance inspection, the teen-age
receptionist was sent to look over the truck. Armed with a
checklist and a few simple questions, she breezed through
the chore. She asked, "What are the age and make of the
Mark replied, "It's a '65 Ford." Apologetic about its
desperate condition, he added, "It's an old fossil."
Inside, the office assistant entered the data into her
computer and frowned. "Is there a problem?" asked Mark.
"Mr. Evans, our computers have a lot of automotive data,"
she explained, "but it's never heard of a Ford Fossil."
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