All posts tagged Don Drinnon


This was sent by high school friend, Don Drinnon.

Did you ever wonder why there are no dead penguins on the ice in Antarctica – where do they go ?

Wonder no more ! ! !

It is a known fact that the penguin is a very ritualistic bird which lives an extremely ordered and complex life.

The penguin is very committed to its family and will mate for life, as well as maintaining a form of compassionate contact with … Read the rest...

The Generous Lawyer

This was sent to us by Don Drinnon. The author is not known.

One afternoon a wealthy lawyer was riding in his limousine when he saw two men along the roadside eating grass. Disturbed, he ordered his driver to stop and got out to investigate. He asked one man, “Why are you eating grass?”

“We don’t have any money for food,” the poor man replied. “We have to eat grass.”

“Well, then, you can come with me to my house … Read the rest...

Georgia Tech Engineering Exam (with answers)

A few days ago, we posted a Georgia Tech Engineering Exam. An old friend, Don Drinnon, sent the test to a Cracker friend who submitted the following answers. In my field, knowledge is everything. Thus, I bow to his expertise.

This was a pretty easy test, I thought, no wonder people keep thinnkin I’m a engineer. See answers belo

Premise: I think engineering college exam questions that include practical applications are far more meaningful than the usual fare.… Read the rest...

Insulated Windows

An old friend, Don Drinnon sent this to me. He claims it is one of my type of jokes.

We old people have to stay alert!

Last year I replaced several windows in my house. They were the expensive double-insulated energy efficient windows. This week I got a call from the contractor complaining that the work has been done for a year and I had failed to pay for them. Boy, oh boy, did we go round and round. I … Read the rest...


By Alan B. Combs

The recent high school reunion has shaken a lot of cobwebs loose. I thank Don Drinnon for reminding me of this tale. I will not vouch for its authenticity, however.

Every small town has one, and although I never grew up in a large town, I imagine they are no different. I am talking about a house of evening entertainments, a house where there are more red lights than usual. Whether or not such a house … Read the rest...