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Old 01-18-2015, 05:53 AM   #1
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My current favourite joke-prepare to groan

The Highways Agency found over 200 dead crows on the A34 (a main road)in Cheshire recently, and there was concern that they may have died from Avian Flu. A Pathologist examined the remains of all the crows, and, to everyone's relief, confirmed the problem was NOT Avian Flu. The cause of death appeared to be from vehicular impacts. However, during analysis it was noted that varying colours of paints appeared on the ...bird's beaks and claws. By analysing these paint residues it was found that 98% of the crows had been killed by impact with trucks, while only 2% were killed by cars.

The Agency then hired an Ornithological Behaviourist to determine if there was a cause for the disproportionate percentages of truck kills versus car kills. The Ornithological Behaviourist quickly concluded that when crows eat road kill, they always have a look-out crow to warn of danger. They discovered that while all the lookout crows could shout "Cah", not a single one could shout "Truck"
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Old 01-18-2015, 10:10 AM   #2
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LOL! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-18-2015, 01:37 PM   #3
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Roflmfao!!!
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Old 01-18-2015, 02:10 PM   #4
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Old 01-18-2015, 02:25 PM   #5
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Good one, MCook!
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Old 01-18-2015, 03:00 PM   #6
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And lucky for Bostonians, if that same problem happens with crows up here, they'll have the answer thanks to your Ornithological Behaviourist. Boston crows drop their "r" too.
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Old 01-18-2015, 07:07 PM   #7
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Good one!!
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Old 01-18-2015, 09:19 PM   #8
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That was a good one
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Old 01-19-2015, 07:57 PM   #9
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This is for Mad-
When British Rail was first testing their HS 125 (High Speed 125 mph) trains, they were worried about the locomotives hitting birds, They contacted the FAA in the US to see how they tested airplane windscreens (windshields)
The FAA sent them a compressed air gun that would shoot a dead chicken at the windscreen to test it.
Well the engineers at Britrail loaded the cannon and fired it at the windscreen. Much to their dismay, it went right through the windscreen and left a large dent in the motorman's seat!
They called the FAA to tell them their problem, and the man at the FAA said,"OMG! you are supposed to defrost the chicken first!"
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