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from the London Times

Outside the Bristol Zoo, in England, there is a parking lot for 150 cars and 8 coaches, or buses.

It was manned by a very pleasant attendant with a ticket machine charging cars £1 and coaches £5.

This parking attendant worked there solid for all of 25 years. Then, one day, he just didn't turn up for work.

"Oh well", said Bristol Zoo Management - "we'd better phone up the City Council and get them to send a new parking attendant .

"Err ... no", said the Council, "that parking lot is your responsibility."

"Err ... no", said Bristol Zoo Management, "the attendant was employed by the City Council, wasn't he?"

"Err ... no!" insisted the Council.

Sitting in his villa somewhere on the coast of Spain, is a man who had been taking the parking lot fees, estimated at £400 per day at Bristol Zoo for the last 25 years. Assuming 7 days a week, this amounts to just over £3.6 million!

And no one even knows his name.



Blogger Siminy said...

Hahahaha! That's so funny!

3:25 pm, November 18, 2009 
Blogger Kaylene said...

This is hilarious, but I'm not really sure it actually happened ??

5:48 pm, November 18, 2009 
Blogger Andy Moore said...

;) apparently it's an urban legend but I think it's funnier if we just treat it like it really happened...

6:58 pm, November 18, 2009 
Blogger Kaylene said...

haHA. yes it is. :)

8:07 am, November 20, 2009 

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