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For those of you who do not know, Kalgoorlie is a large gold mining town in Western Australia. It has accepted brothels, which are a tourist site.


A union leader was attending a convention in Kalgoorlie , and decided to check out the local brothels. When he got to the first one, he asked the Madam, “Is this a union house?”


“No,” she replied, “I’m sorry it isn’t.”


“Well, if I pay you $100, what cut do the girls get?”


“The house gets $80 and the girls get $20,” she answered.


Offended at such unfair dealings the union leader stomped off down the street in search of a more equitable, hopefully unionized shop. His search continued until finally he reached a brothel where the Madam responded, “Why yes sir, this is a union house. We observe all union rules.”


The union leader asked, “And if I pay you $100, what cut do the girls get?”


“The girls get $80 and the house gets $20.”


“That’s more like it!” said the union boss.

He handed the Madam $100, looked around the room, and pointed to a stunningly attractive blonde.


“I’d like her,” he said.


“I’m sure you would, sir,” said the Madam. Then she gestured to a 92-year old woman in the corner, “but Ethel here has 67 years seniority and according to union rules, she’s next.”






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