Retiring from the British Army can be complicated. (Long)
Lt. Colonel Robert Maclaren retired from the British Army in 2001 after a long fulfilling career. On the day that he retired he received a letter from the Personnel Department of the Ministry of Defence setting out details of his pension and, in particular, the tax-free ‘lump sum’ award, (based upon...
The investigator was awoken by the rookie opening his office door...
He shuffles in, manilla folder in hand.
*"Another murder case?"* he'd ask.
The rookie would nod, sliding the file over to the investigator.
Upon opening it, thousands of crows filled the room.
did you hear about the Filipino contortionist?
he was a Manilla folder