Rachell buys a self-assembly, flat-pack, cupboard from her local
Homebase store.* Reaching home Rachel reads the instructions carefully, counts the pieces
then assembles the cupboard in the bedroom. It looks really great and she is
Now, Rachel lives near a railway line and as the train passes by the
cupboard collapses.* Undaunted by this misfortune she re-reads the
instructions and reassembles the cupboard.* Once more, another train passes
and the whole cupboard collapses again.
Rachel now frustrated and thinking that she must have done something
"wrong" re-re-reads the instructions and re-re-assembles the cupboard.*
Shortly, a train passes and the whole cupboard collapses yet again for
Rachel is now fed up, cross and rather angry so she 'phones the customer
service department.* She is told that this is quite impossible and that
they'll send along a fitter to take a look.
The fitter (Willie) arrives and assembles the cupboard.* Again, a train passes and
the cupboard collapses.* Completely baffled by this unexpected event, the
fitter decides to reassemble the cupboard and sit inside it to see whether
he can find out what causes the cupboard to collapse.* At this point,
Rachel's husband (hadaway) comes home, sees the cupboard and says, 'Oh, that's a
splendid looking cupboard,' and he opens it to look inside.
The fitter (willie) who had been wondering how to explain his position in Rachel's
bedroom cupboard, blurts out, 'You probably won't believe me, but I'm
standing here waiting for a train.'