A BAOR^* captain goes into a brothel and wishes the madam a good evening, and asks "How much would you charge for the pleasure of my company?"
"One hundred and twenty-five Deutschmarks, if you please," she answers. The captain nods agreement, takes out his wallet and hands over a few notes,...
East and West Germany
In West Germany your job determines your Marks.
In East Germany Marx determines your job.
Boomers: kids these days don't know what books are.
**Gen Z:** We're literally using the same textbooks you had. My math book references West Germany.
Three men are serving jail time in East Germany.
As they wait for time to pass, they eventually talk about why they were imprisoned.
The first one says: "Everyday, I got to work five minutes early, so they condemned me for espionage!"
The other two ask the second man.
He says: "Everyday, I got to work 5 minutes late, so they ...
A man escapes from the Soviet Union
He visits his relative who has been living in West Germany and did quite well for himself. The relative takes him on a tour of town in his brand new Mercedes. The Soviet man, not having seen a Mercedes in his life, asks him about the three pointed star hood ornament.
The relative decides to p...