Texan in London

A Texan was taking a taxi tour of London, and was in a hurry.

As they went by the Tower of London the cabbie explained what it
was and that construction started in 1346 and it was completed
in 1412, the Texan replied, “Shoot, a little ol’ tower like
that? In Houston we’d have that thing up in two weeks!”

House of Parliament next–Started construction in 1544,
completed 1618. “Hell boy, we put up a bigger one than that in
Dallas and it only took a year!”

As they passed Westminister Abbey the cabby was silent. “Whoah!
What’s that over there?” “Damned if I know! It wasn’t there

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