A hip young man goes out and buys the best car available: a brand new Ferrari GTO. It is also the most expensive car in the world, and it costs him $500,000.
He takes it out for a spin and stops for a red light. An old man on a scooter (looking at least 75 years old) pulls up next to him. The old man looks over at the sleek, shiny car and asks, "What kind of car you got there, sonny?
The young man replies, "A Ferrari GTO. It cost half a million dollars!"
"That's a lot of money," says the old man. "Why does it cost so much?"
"Because, this car can do up to 320 miles an hour!" states the young dude proudly.
The scooter driver asks, "Mind if I take a look inside?"
"No problem," replies the owner.
So the old man pokes his head in the window and looks around. Then sitting back on his scooter, the old man says,
"That's a pretty nice car, all right but I'll stick with my scooter it gets 100 mpg!"
Just then the light changes so the guy decides to show the old man just what this car can do. He floors it, and within 20 seconds the speedometer reads 160 mph. Suddenly, he notices a dot in his rear view mirror. It seems to be getting closer.
He slows down to see what it could be and suddenly, whhhoooossshhh! Something whips by him, going much faster!!!!
"What on earth could be going faster than my Ferrari?!" the young man asks himself. He floors the accelerator and takes the Ferrari up to 250 mph. Then, up ahead of him, he sees that it's the old man on the scooter.
Amazed that the moped could pass his Ferrari, he gives it some more gas and passes the moped at 275 mph. whoooooosh! He's feeling pretty good until he looks in his mirror and sees the old man gaining on him again.
Astounded by the speed of this old guy he floors the gas pedal and takes the Ferrari all the way up to 320 mph. Not ten seconds later he sees the moped bearing down on him again. The Ferrari is flat out and there's nothing he can do. Suddenly the scooter plows into the back of his Ferrari, demolishing the rear end.
The young man jumps out, and unbelievably; the old man is still alive!!! He runs up to the mangled man and says, "Oh my God! Is there anything I can do for you?"
The old man whispers with his dying breath, "Unhook...my suspenders...from your side-view mirror.
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