Jokes and Other Diversions

August 19, 2019

Government Spending

During a terrible storm, all the highway signs were covered with snow. The following spring, the state decided to add 12 inches to the height of each sign at a cost of $6 million.

“That’s an outrageous price,” a local farmer said to his friend, “but I guess we’re lucky the state handled it, instead of the federal government.”

“Why’s that?”

“Because knowing the federal government, they’d have decided to lower the highways instead.”

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