Smile of the Day

Life is getting much too serious, yes? Who doesn't need a daily smile?

Wednesday, July 26

Weather or not

Although he was a qualified meteorologist, Hopkins ran up a terrible record of forecasting for the television news to the point where it became something of a local joke ... especially after a newspaper began keeping a record of his predictions, demonstrating that he had been wrong almost three hundred times in a single year. That kind of notoriety was enough to get him fired.

So he moved to a different part of the country and applied for a similar job. When he reached the part on the job application which asked the reason for leaving his previous position, Hopkins wrote:

The climate didn't agree with me.


Blogger Richard Arooga said...

great blog - i understand u!

9:46 PM  
Blogger MaryMoo said...

:) lol

11:40 AM  
Blogger Jane said...

I think that forecaster moved to our city...the weathermen here never seem to get it right!

Thanks for the smile!

4:09 PM  

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