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Scientists at Rolls Royce built a gun specifically to launch dead chickens at the windshields of airliners and military jets all travelling at maximum

> velocity.

> The idea is to simulate the frequent incidents of collisions with airborne

> fowl to test the strength of the windshields.

> American engineers heard about the gun and were eager to test it on the

> windshields of their new high speed trains.

>  Arrangements were made, and a gun was sent to the American engineers.

> When the gun was fired, the engineers stood shocked as the chicken hurled

> out of the barrel, crashed into the shatterproof shield, smashed it to

> smithereens, blasted through the control console, snapped the engineer’s

> back-rest in two and embedded itself in the back wall of the cabin like an

> arrow shot from a bow..

>The horrified Yanks sent Rolls Royce the disastrous results of the

> experiment, along with the designs of the windshield and begged the British

> scientists for suggestions.

>  Rolls Royce responded with a one-line memo:

>  “Defrost the chicken.”