Will and Guy present their collection of funny paralympic jokes.
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Blind CrossingAlgie is showing two young American girls around Soho in London and they stop at a Pelican crossing. Algie presses the button and 10 seconds later the pedestrian signal goes 'bleep-bleep-bleep-bleep....' 'Whats that for?' asked one of the girls. 'Oh thats just to let the blind know that the lights have changed' said the bloke. 'My Gaad' she said, really shocked, 'in the States we don't even let them drive...'
- At the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany, Dora Ratjen competed in the women's high jump.In 1957 Ratjen came forward with an incredible account: he was in fact a man [named Hermann] who had been forced by the Nazi Youth Movement to masquerade as a woman in an attempt to steal a medal in the games. Alas, the ploy failed - when Ratjen was placed fourth.
- During the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, although China fielded a magnificent team of gymnasts, one of their greatest hopes, Yun Leu, scored a low 9.20 on the pommel horse exercise. 'Suit too big,' Yun later explained. 'Grabbed pants instead of pommel.'
- At the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Olmeus Charles from Haiti was last by the largest margin ever recorded. He set an all-time record for the 10,000 metres race. Giving the crowd tremendous value for money, he completed the course in 42 minutes 00.11 seconds.Everyone lapped him at least three times and the winner finished so far ahead he would have had time to complete another 5,000 metres. An argument broke out among the track officials as to whether he should be allowed to finish the course. Happily, the crowd were not denied this fine sight and the entire Olympic timetable was held up by fourteen minutes. What Olympian spirit we say!
- David Cameron is scheduled to speak at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.Nervous, he asks for a teleprompter. On the day of the speech, he takes to the podium and starts, 'Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh.' An aide quickly rushes to his side and whispers, 'Prime Minister, those are the Olympic rings. Your speech is below that.'
- In 1928 Australian rower, Henry Pearce, stopped halfway through his quarter-final race to let a family of ducks pass in front of his boat. The French competition overtook him, but Pearce managed to get back in front and win the gold.
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