Mirthful Monday-LATE Edition

Since I’m posting this at night time, THIS Mirthful Monday is dedicated to being late! I apologize for missing last week’s Mirthful Monday. I was so busy with family and the holidays, it completely slipped my mind until I had already done a post through my phone and I just didn’t have time to do it. Call it Holiday Brain Freeze!

Also, I wish everyone a Happy 2012! 🙂

After waiting more than an hour and a half for her date, the young lady decided she had been stood up. She changed from her dinner dress into pajamas and slippers, fixed some popcorn and resigned herself to an evening of TV.

No sooner had she flopped down in front of the TV than her doorbell rang. There stood her date.

He took one look at her and gasped, “I’m two hours late . . . and you’re still not ready?”

*****

Tom had this problem of getting up late in the morning and was always late for work. His boss was mad at him and threatened to fire him if he didn’t do something about it. So Tom went to his doctor who gave him a pill and told him to take it before he went to bed. Tom slept well and in fact beat the alarm in the morning by almost two hours. He had a leisurely breakfast and drove cheerfully to work.

“Boss”, he said, ” The pill actually worked!”

“That’s all fine” said the boss, ” But where were you yesterday?”

*****

TOP TEN EXCUSES FOR BEING LATE TO SCHOOL

1.They’re always ringing the bell before I get there.

2.I saw a sign that read “School Ahead. Go Slow.”, so I did.

3.My watch was set to Tokyo time.

4.I had to feed my pet piranha.

5.My alarm clock kept going off while I was asleep.

6.Sorry–usually my punctuation skills are excellent.

7.I was dreaming about a b-ball game, and it went into overtime.

8.I’M on time–everyone else is early.

9.I told you if i wasn’t here, you should go ahead and start without me.

10.What? I thought this place was open until three thirty!

*****

Teacher: What excuse have you got for being late?
John: (breathlessly) I ran so fast, teacher, that I didn’t have time to think of one

*****

“He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality was the thief of time.” -Oscar Wilde

“I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.” E.V. Lucas

Never Too Late
It is never too late to be happy;
It is never too late to smile;
It is never too late to extend a hand
With a cheering word once in a while.
For there’s never a sorrow or worry
In all this green-covered earth
But is followed soon by a gladsome joy
And a generous measure of mirth.
~ Jeanette H. Carey

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