slightly rude ending joke.

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tony bennett

Jan 27, 2010, 12:16:14 PM1/27/10
Hakimara and Joshimuru are two public workers for Tokyo city council. They
have both been employed by the council for thirty years cleaning the city'
sewers. Both are invited to a ceremony to honour workers for long service
and attend with their families.

The mayor calls Hakimara and Joshimuru onto the stage to present their

"Tell me Hakiimara", says the Mayor, "You have both been doing this job for
thirty years now without complaint and without either of you taking a day
sick or industrial action. You must be happy in your work"

Hakimara tells the mayor that he has indeed enjoyed his work over the many
years and smiles proudly as his medal is awarded.

The mayor turns to Joshimuru and say, "Well Joshimuru, it is indeed an
honour to meet two such dedicated workers. You must know each other very
well after working together for so long".

Jushimuru replies "Honourable Mayor, I am sad to say that Hakimara and I
have never met before. He always works a 12 hour night shift and I always
work a 12 hour day shift. Until today we had never met despite both of us
working to maintain the sewers of the city in pristine condition for thirty

The mayor turns again to Hakimara and says, "Surely Hakimara this cannot be
true. You have never met in thirty years? Can this really be the case?"

Hakimara looks at the Mayor and says

"Honourable mayor, it is indeed true, we are like two nips that pass in the

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