A Jamaican living in the States was down on his luck. Out of work and broke, he started going around to various companies in the city begging for a job, any job.Finally he got to the zoo. The zookeeper looked ...
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Jamaican Joke: Working at the Zoo

A Jamaican living in the States was down on his luck. Out of work and broke, he started going around to various companies in the city begging for a job, any job.Finally he got to the zoo. The zookeeper looked stressed out.
“The monkey escaped last night”, the zoo-keeper said, “if you are willing to put on a monkey suit and stand in the monkey’s cage for a couple days, I’ll pay you”
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mediately accepted. The pay was OK and thework wasn’t hard. He swung fromthe tree, and the
kids fed him fruits and nuts. He actually started enjoying himself. He even started adding a few acrobatic moves that he had seen on TV. Late in the afternoon he swung a bit too vigorously, lost his grip and flew clean out
of the monkey cage and landed inthe lion cage next door.
The lion let out a huge roar and our friend in the monkey suit bawled out, “LAWD GOD, MI DEAD NOW”. The huge lion immediately pounced on him, grabbed him by the throat and whispered, “Man shut yuh raas, if yuh evah mek mi lose di likkle wuk yuh si…”
 
Submitted to us by: A. Lee

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