Wednesday, October 06, 2004

Sold down the river

For Sale.
1 ex-Navy submarine, taxed and tested, 1 previous owner, genuine ocean miles, no battle scars, all usual refinements, metallic paintwork, leather interior, periscope, shark proofing, full Royal Navy Service History (RNSH), electrics need a little work but lovely runabout, bargain at the price, genuine reason for sale. First to see will buy. No timewasters.

*Ring Ring, Ring Ring, Ring Ring*

"Hello Subs R Us, Your first choice for Ocean going vessels. How may I help you?"

"Err, yes. I wonder if you can help me. I bought a submarine from you the other day, I just get it out of the harbour and it breaks down on me"

"Sorry mate, read the small print - sold as seen. Have a nice day"