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Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 02:10:41 GMT
From: No Vacancy
Subject: BLAGUES-L: The Italian, the Scotsman and the Chinese

Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2001 12:54:02 -0400
From: Julie Goulet

An Italian, a Scotsman and a Chinese fellow are hired at a construction

The foreman points out a huge pile of sand and says to the Italian guy,
"You're in charge of sweeping."  To the Scotsman he says, "You're in
charge of shoveling."  And to the Chinese guy, "You're in charge of

He then says, "Now, I have to leave for a little while. I expect you
guys to make a big dent in that there pile."  So the foreman goes away
for a couple of hours and when he returns, the pile of sand is

He asks the Italian "Why didn't you sweep any of it ?"  The Italian
replies, "I no have no broom. You saida to the Chinese a fella that he
wasaina charge of a supplies, but he hasa disappeared and I no cana find
him nowhere."

Then the foreman turns to the Scotsman and says, "And you, I thought I
told you to shovel this pile."

The Scotsman replies, "Aye, ye did lad; boot ah couldnay get meself a
shoovel! Ye left the Chinese gadgie in chairge of supplies, boot ah
couldnay fin' him either."

The foreman is really angry now and storms off toward the pile of sand
to look for the Chinese guy.

Just then, the Chinese guy leaps out from behind the pile of sand and


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