If you can't laugh at yourself, or at least at those place you enjoy most, then what's the point? My mom forwarded me these Maine-isms and I thought I'd share them with other lovers of he State of Maine.
John the owner of a golf course in Maine was confused about paying
an invoice, so he decided to ask his secretary, Carol for some
mathematical help. He called Carol into his office and said, "You graduated from the University of Maine, and I need some help. If I were to give you $20,000, minus 14%, how much would you take off?"
Carol thought a moment, then replied, "Everything but my earrings."
A group of Maine friends went deer hunting and
paired off in twos for the day.That night, one of the hunters Steve returned alone, staggering under the weight of an eight-point buck. "Where's Wade?" the others asked. "Wade had a stroke of some kind. He's a couple of miles back up the trail," the successful Steve replied. "You left Wade laying out there and carried the deer back?"they inquired. A tough call," nodded Steve. "But I figured no one is going to steal Wade!
Regarding the year 2000, Beth a United States Postal worker was overheard saying "when the end of the world comes, I hope to be in"Maine . "When asked why, she stated that everything happens here 20 years later than the rest of the civilized world.
The young Mainer came running into the store and said to his
buddy,"Alvin, somebody just stole your pickup truck from the parking lot! "Alvin replied, "Did you see who it was? "The young fella answered, "I couldn't tell, but I got the license plate
NEWS FLASH! - Eustis, Maine----- Maine's worst air
disaster occurred when a small two-seater Cessna 150 plane,
piloted by Arkie
& Edna, crashed into a cemetery earlier today in
Eustis. Maine search and rescue workers have recovered 300 bodies so far and expect the number to climb as digging continues into the evening.
Arkie & Edna survived and are helping in the recovery efforts.
A Maine State trooper pulled over a pickup on route 302. The trooper asked, "Got any ID?" Bruce replied, " 'Bout whut?
Feel free to share your CLEAN Maine humor here.