A lorry driver breaks down on the M6 with a cargo of live monkeys on
board bound for Chester Zoo.
They need to be delivered by 9:00am and the driver fears he will get the sack if they don't get there on time.
He decides to try and thumb a lift for his monkeys and eventually an
Irish lorry driver pulls over.
"Where they going??" asks the Irish chap.
"Do us a favour mate and take these to Chester Zoo for me?" says the
driver, "and here's a hundred quid for your troubles."
"Happy days", says the Irish fella, loads the monkeys onto his truck and gets on his way.
The lorry driver goes about trying to fix his truck and is there for a
good few hours when he notices the Irish fella coming back down the
motorway, still with all the chimps on board.
Panicking, he flags him down again.
"What are you playing at?"... he fumes. "I told you to take them to
"I did and we had a great time", says the Irishman. "But I've still got
fifty quid left so we're going to Alton Towers!"