rjb wrote :
Finally, back in the back of the white pages, the Zyromski family continues to be the last listing.
perhaps this belongs on the joke page .. maybe someone will get a laugh out of it during these "interesting " times .. if not , i apologize !
my dad just loved to tell this joke - much to my mother's dismay and her raised eyebrows .
someone by the name of "zuendloch" (that's the german name for the hole in the old guns where you light the fuse) asked for a new name so that his name would move to the front pages of the phonebook .
he told the registrar to just choose a name - he didn't care as long as it started with A . he is now being listed as "a**s hole" (which is much the same in german) in the phonebook - much to his satisfaction .
we just howled at my dad repeating that joke for the umpteenth time - and kept asking him again
just reading it , i had to laugh loudly to myself - i should have something better to do , but ... ...