A German tourist walks into a McBroma's in New York City and
orders a beer. A local man in the line behind him
immediately says to him, "They don't serve beer here, you
The German man felt embarrassed, however he turned to the
New Yorker with a surprised look on his face and begins to
"What's so funny?" the New Yorker demands.
"Oh, nothing really", said the German. "I just realized how
stupid you are. You came here for the food!"
A primary teacher starts a new job at a school near
Liverpool and, trying to make a good impression on her first
day, explains to her class that she is a Liverpool fan. She
asks her students to raise their hands if they too are
Liverpool fans. Everyone in the class raises their hand
except one little girl.
The teacher looks at the girl with surprise and says: "Mary,
why didn't you raise your hand?"
"Because I'm not a Liverpool fan," she replied.
The teacher, still shocked, asked: "Well, if you're not a
Liverpool fan, then who are you a fan of?"
"I'm a Manchester City fan, and I'm proud of it," Mary
The teacher could not believe her ears. "Mary, why are you a
"Because my mum and dad are from Manchester, and my mum is a
City fan and my dad is a City fan, so I'm a City fan too!"
"Well," said the teacher, obviously annoyed, "That's no
reason for you to be a City fan. You don't have to be just
like your parents all of the time. What if your mum was a
drug addict and your dad was a car thief, what would you be
"Then," Mary smiled, "I'd be a Liverpool fan."