Category Humor

Podcast #134 Older Drivers

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor, Life in the USA

Podcast134 EXERCISES Some things get better as you grow older. Driving a car does not. You don’t see as well as you used to. Headlights are hard on your eyes. Your reaction time is slower. Traffic noise gets on your nerves. It’s easier to get drowsy. Long drives exhaust you. You drive too slowly. Other [...] Read More

Podcast #133 A Birthday Dilemma

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor

Podcast133 EXERCISES Two guys were talking at work. “I’ve got a problem,” said the first one. “What is it?” said his friend. “My wife has done it to me again. It’s my mother-in-law’s birthday tomorrow. I’m supposed to buy her a present. I am totally out of ideas. It isn’t fair. It’s her mother, not [...] Read More

Podcast #129 Help is on the Way

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor

Lesson Exercises Kim heard the phone ring. She sprang to answer it. “Darling, How are you?” “Oh, Mother,” Kim said crying, “I’m having a bad day. The baby won’t eat. The washing machine won’t work. I’ve sprained my ankle and I’m limping around. On top of all this, the house is a mess and I’m [...] Read More

Podcast #125 Police Story

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor

Lesson Exercises George was going to bed. His wife told him the light was still on in the shed. When George opened the kitchen door he saw there were people in the shed. They were in the process of stealing things. George immediately phoned the police. The policeman asked, “Is someone in your house?” George [...] Read More

Podcast #122 Who’s to Blame? – Part 2

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor

Lesson Exercises My wife and I went shopping for groceries. We always go to two stores. One store is Trader Joe’s. They have a good selection of food. And their prices are quite reasonable. The other store is called Von’s They carry some things Trader Joe’s does not. The two stores have one thing in [...] Read More

Podcast #121 Who’s to Blame – Part 1

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor

My wife and I went shopping for groceries. We always go to two stores. One store is Trader Joe’s. They have a good selection of food. And their prices are quite reasonable. The other store is called Von’s They carry some things that Trader Joe’s does not. The two stores have one thing in common. [...] Read More

Podcast #111 Coincidences

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor, Lesson Exercises PDF

Lesson Exercises A man comes into a bar. He is slightly drunk. He walks up to the only other patron. He asks if he could buy him a drink. “Why of course,” comes the reply. The first man then asks: “Where are you from?” “I’m from Ireland,” replies the second man. The first man responds: [...] Read More

Podcast #108 Welcome to the Family

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor, Lesson Exercises PDF

Lesson Exercises PDF A businessman met with his new son-in-law. He said, “I love my daughter, and now I welcome you into the family. We care for you very much. I am going to show you how much. I’m making you a 50% partner in my business. Just go to the factory every day and [...] Read More

Podcast #104 A Deep Story

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor, Lesson Exercises PDF

Lesson Exercises There were these two guys out hiking. They came upon an old, abandoned mine shaft. They were curious about its depth. One of them threw in a pebble. They waited for the sound of it striking the bottom. But they heard nothing. They went and got a bigger rock. They threw it in [...] Read More

Podcast #96 A Bad Day for Walter

 Published in the category General Practice, Humor, Lesson Exercises PDF

Lesson Exercises Walter overslept. He had to eat breakfast in a rush. He cut his face in two places shaving. He hadn’t done his weekly clothes washing, so he didn’t have any clean underpants. There was frost on his car’s windshield. He didn’t own a scraper. He did what he could with his fingernails. On [...] Read More

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