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Bruk Pocket Jamaican
"Recently, this Jamaican won the 10 million special lottery for a
dollar. As soon as the office of the Lottery Corporation was open on the following day,
he was there to collect his winnings.
Graciously, he presented his winning ticket to the clerk and in his best
English uttered his request "Me cum fi collect the 10 millian dallars, si me
After reviewing and checking the ticket with his manager, the clerk
returned and requested on how he would like his payments. The Jamaican replied "Mi
wan all a de moni now". "Unfortunately, Sir" the nervous clerk responded, "The
procedures are that we can only give you one million now and the balance equally
over the next 20 years".
Furious and agitated, the Jamaican asked for the manager, who re-iterated "Sir,
my assistant is correct, it is the regulation of the corporation that we
initially pay you one million dollars now with the balance paid to you equally over
the next 20 years".
Outraged, the Jamaican slammed his hand on the desk and shouted in
anger, "Oonu tek me fi idiat, me wan all a de moni now or oonu gi me bak me