A heart warming tale for Friday afternoon.

Started by cygnusxdave, March 17, 2006, 14:10:30 pm

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cygnusxdave

This is a quick story about the bond formed between a little girl and a group of building workers. It's allegedly true and makes you want to believe in the goodness of people and that there is hope for the human race.

A young family moved into a house next door to a vacant building.
One day a gang of building workers turned up to start building a house on the empty plot. The young family's 5-year-old daughter naturally took an interest in all the activity going on next door and started talking with the workers. She hung around and eventually the builders, all with hearts of gold, more or less adopted the little girl as a sort of project mascot. They chatted with her, let her sit with them while they had tea and lunch breaks, and gave her little jobs to do here and there to make her feel important. They even gave her very own hard hat and gloves.

At the end of the first week they presented her with a pay envelope containing two pounds in 10p coins. The little girl took her 'pay' home to her mother who suggested that they take the money she had received to the bank the next day to start a savings account.

When they got to the bank the cashier was tickled pink listening to the little girl telling her about her 'work' on the building site and the fact she had a 'pay packet'. "You must have worked very hard to earn all this" said the bank cashier. The little girl proudly replied, "I worked all last week with the men building a big house." "My goodness gracious," said the cashier, "Will you be working on the house again this week, as well?"

The little girl thought for a moment and said...




"I think so. Provided those cnuts at Jewsons deliver the fecking
bricks."
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Eya

Hmmm . mom was very impressed I  presume  ;D ;D

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Oor Wullie

That made me chuckle.  Just the thing for a slow Friday afternoon.
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Tom Garrett

Class story, :) [smiley=tekst-toppie.gif]you just want it to be true,  :)
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roadcrew

QuoteClass story, :) [smiley=tekst-toppie.gif]you just want it to be true,
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Neph

Hopefully she paid tax on her earnings. We don't want another tax dodger, do we?

Tom Garrett

QuoteHopefully she paid tax on her earnings. We don't want another tax dodger, do we?

no need to worry, tax evasion would never happen on a construction site, ;) ::)
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Neph

March 19, 2006, 21:20:28 pm #11 Last Edit: March 19, 2006, 21:21:01 pm by Neph
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no need to worry, tax evasion would never happen on a construction site, ;) ::)

That's true. I hear that construction workers love nothing more than filling in their tax returns. ::)