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    When the employees of a restaurant attended a fire safety seminar, they watched a fire official demonstrate the proper way to operate an extinguisher.

    "Pull the pin like a hand grenade," he explained, "then depress the trigger to release the foam."

    Later an employee was selected to extinguish a controlled fire in the parking lot. In her nervousness, she forgot to pull the pin.

    The instructor hinted, "Like a hand grenade, remember?"

    In a burst of confidence she pulled the pin.... and hurled the extinguisher at the blaze.
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    The officer calmly told him of his violation...
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    Pushing her way through the crowd, she turned all of her charms...
  • Proud Of Daddy Three boys are in the schoolyard bragging about their fathers. The first boy says, "My dad scribbles a few words on a piece of paper, he calls it a poem, and they give him...
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