The Tire Rack
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > UK Off-Topic Discussions > Gordon Brown Resigns!!!!

Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-31-2009, 05:16 AM   #1
Techie Geek
NathanJT's Avatar

Drives: 330d M Sport Manual
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Derby, UK

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to NathanJT
Gordon Brown Resigns!!!!

When you've finished wiping the coffee off your keyboard, here's the joke:

At last Gordon Brown decided to throw the towel in and resign. His cabinet colleagues decided it would be a worthy gesture to name a railway locomotive after him. So a civil servant was dispatched from Whitehall to the National Railway Museum in York, to investigate the possibilities.

"We have a number of locomotives at the NRM without names," the curator told the civil servant, "But they’re mostly freight locomotives."
"Oh dear, that's not very fitting for a former prime minister, how about that big green one, over there?" The official said, pointing to no.4472.
"Thatīs already got a name" said the curator. "Itīs called `Flying Scotsmanī."
"Oh, couldn't it be renamed?" asked the official. "This is a national museum after all, funded by the taxpayer."

"I suppose it could be considered," was the answer. "After all, the LNER renamed a number of their locomotives after directors of the company and even renamed one of them Dwight D Eisenhower."

"So thatīs settled then. Let's look at renaming 4472. But how much will it cost? We canīt spend too much, given the recession."
Well, said the consultant, "We could just paint out the `Fī."

330d M-Sport | Sapphire Black | Black Dakota | Nav Pro | iDrive | Bluetooth | PDC | Xenons | Hot Seats | Tracker | Blacklines
Appreciate 0
      07-31-2009, 08:49 AM   #2
Geoffo's Avatar

Drives: Something else..
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Around the fur

iTrader: (0)

Took me a second for the penny to drop..

lying Scotsman
Originally Posted by zltm089 View Post
YOU GUYS ARE TWISTED!!!...lol...a midget!!!....
Appreciate 0


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST