to everyone who forwarded this one to me - had a good laugh!
questions about South Africa were posted on a South African Tourism Website
and were answered by the website owner -
Q: Does it ever get windy in South Africa? I have never seen it rain on
TV, so how do the plants grow? (UK)
A: We import all plants fully grown and then just sit around watching
Q: Will I be able to see elephants in the street? (USA)
A: Depends how much you've been drinking.
Q: I want to walk from Durban to Cape Town - can I follow the railroad
A: Sure, it's only two thousand kilometres take lots of water...
Q: Is it safe to run around in the bushes in South Africa? (Sweden)
A: So it's true what they say about Swedes.
Q: Are there any ATMs (cash machines) in South Africa? Can you send me
a list of them in JHB, Cape Town, Knysna and Jeffrey's Bay? (UK)
A: What did your last slave die of?
Q: Can you give me some information about Koala Bear racing in South Africa?
A: Aus-tra-lia is that big island in the middle of the pacific. A-fri-ca
is the big triangle shaped continent south of Europe which does not...
oh forget it. Sure, the Koala Bear racing is every Tuesday night in Hillbrow.
Q: Which direction is north in South Africa? (USA)
A: Face south and then turn 90 degrees. Contact us when you get here and
we'll send the rest of the directions.
Q: Can I bring cutlery into South Africa? (UK)
A: Why? Just use your fingers like we do.
Q: Can you send me the Vienna Boys' Choir schedule? (USA) A: Aus-tri-a
is that quaint little country bordering Ger-man-y, which is...oh forget
it. Sure, the Vienna Boys Choir plays every Tuesday night in Hillbrow,
straight after the Koala Bear races. Come naked.
Q: Do you have perfume in South Africa? (France)
A: No, WE don't stink.
Q: I have developed a new product that is the fountain of youth. Can you
tell me where I can sell it in South Africa?(USA)
A: Anywhere significant numbers of Americans gather.
Q: Can you tell me the regions in South Africa where the female population
is smaller than the male population? (Italy)
A: Yes, gay nightclubs.
Q: Do you celebrate Christmas in South Africa? (France)
A: Only at Christmas.
Q: Are there killer bees in South Africa? (Germany)
A: Not yet, but for you, we'll import them.
Q: Are there supermarkets in Cape Town and is milk available all year
A: No, we are a peaceful civilisation of vegan hunter-gatherers. Milk
Q: Please send a list of all doctors in South Africa who can dispense
rattlesnake serum. USA)
A: Rattlesnakes live in A-meri-ca, which is where YOU come from. All South
African snakes are perfectly harmless, can be safely handled and make
Q: I was in South Africa in 1969, and I want to contact the girl I dated
while I was staying in Hillbrow. Can you help? (USA)
A: Yes, and you will still have to pay her by the hour.
Q: Will I be able to speak English most places I go? (USA)
A: Yes, but you'll have to learn it first.
seeing that old Winnie was found guilty today of lying, cheating and stealing
died and went to Heaven. St. Peter was giving him a tour of Heaven when
he noticed that there were dozens of clocks on the wall. Each clock displayed
a different time of day. When he asked St. Peter about the clocks, he
replied,"we have a clock for each person on earth and every time
they tell a lie the hands move.The clock ticks off one second each time
a lie is told."
Special attention was given to two clocks. The clock belonging to Mother
Teresa has never moved, indicating that she never told a lie. The clock
for Princess Diana has only moved twice. She only told two lies in her
life. Madiba asked "where is Winnie's clock?"
St. Peter replied "Jesus has it in His office...He is using it as
a ceiling fan."