I am always on the prowl for things that strike me as funny. We spend a lot of our individual lives in the work place…well at least if you are one of the 99% anyway. My father-in-law works for the railroad so I thought I would open this segment with something I thought he might find amusing.
This is a squawk sheet left for the Engine shops by a train crew.
(P) Dynamic brakes don’t work at any speed.
(S) This locomotive not equipped with dynamic brake.
(P) Something loose in cab.
(S) Something tightened in cab.
(P) Evidence of leak in crankcase.
(S) Evidence removed.
(P) Alternator volume unbelievably loud.
(S) Volume set to more believable level.
(P) Dead bugs on windshield.
(S) Live bugs on order.
(P) Parking brake cause throttle lever to stick.
(S) That’s what its there for.
(P) Engine missing.
(S) Engine found under hood after brief search.
(P) Locomotive handles funny.
(S) Locomotive given verbal warning to be serious.
(P) Radio hums.
(S) Reprogrammed radio with the word