Shortage Jokes

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    A Russian, a Pole, an American, and an Israeli are interviewed.
    The interviewer asks each, in turn, "Excuse me, what is your opinion on the current meat shortage?"
    The Russian replies, "What's an 'opinion'?"
    The Pole replies, "What's 'meat'?"
    The American replies, "What's a 'shortage'?"
    And the Israeli replies, "What's 'excuse me'?"

    A soldier was asked to report to the headquarters sergeant for an assignment.
    The sergeant said, “We have a critical shortage of typists. I'll give you a
    little test. Type this,” he ordered, giving him a pamphlet to copy and a sheet of paper, and pointing to a desk across the room that held a typewriter and an adding machine.The man, quite reluctant to become a clerk typist, made a point of typing very slowly, and saw to it that his work contained as many errors as possible.The sergeant gave the typed copy only a brief glance. “That's fine,”" he said. “Report for work at 8 tomorrow.”“But aren't you going to check the test?” the prospective clerk asked.The sergeant grinned. “You passed the test,” he replied, “when you sat down at the typewriter instead of at the adding machine.”

    A pollster was taking opinions outside the United Nations building in New York City. He approached four men waiting to cross the street: a Saudi, a Russian, a North Korean and a resident New Yorker. He asked, "Excuse me, I would like to ask you your opinion on the current meat shortage?" The Saudi replied, "Excuse me, but what is a shortage?" The Russian said, "Excuse me, but what is meat?" The North Korean replied, "Excuse me, but what is an opinion?" The New Yorker replied, "Excuse me, but what is 'excuse me?'"

    There is a big controversy these days concerning when life begins. In Jewish tradition the fetus is not considered a viable human being until after graduation from medical or law school.
    Q: What's the difference between an Irish wedding and an Irish funeral?
    A: One less drunk!
    Q: Why are there so many Italian men in New York named Tony?
    A: When they came over to this country, they had "To NY" stamped on their foreheads.
    A Russian, a Saudi, a North Korean and an American are walking down the street. A pollster stops them and asks, "Excuse me, what is your opinion of the meat shortage?" The Saudi replies, "Excuse me, what's a 'shortage'?" The Russian replies, "Excuse me, what's meat?" The North Korean replies, "Excuse me, what's an opinion?" Finally, the American replies, "What's 'Excuse me?'"
    Q: What do New Zealanders call a sheep in their back yard?
    A: A ride on lawn-mower.
    Why the British more...

    A Texan, a Russian, and a New Yorker go into a restaurant in London. ''Excuse me, but if you wanted the steak you might not get one as there is a shortage due to the mad cow disease,'' says the waiter. The Texan says, ''What's a shortage?'' The Russian says, ''What's a steak?'' The New Yorker says, ''What's excuse me?''

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