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Horn of Plenty ?

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Nov 26, 2017 in Fun & Humor ☻ by Marianne (18,487 points)
Horn of Plenty

When a music student brought his French horn to my shop for repair, he complained that the instrument “felt stuffy” and he couldn’t blow air through it.

It’s not unusual to find partial blockages in brass instruments if small items get lodged in the tubing, but when I tested the instrument, the horn was completely blocked.

After much probing and prodding, a small tangerine dropped out of the bell.
“Oh,” said the musician when I handed him the fruit.

Seeing the bewildered look on my face, he explained, “My mom used the horn for a cornucopia in a Thanksgiving centerpiece.”



4 Answers

TheOtherTink Nov 26, 2017

I thought the punch line was going to be, "Oh, yes, I forgot... I lost my mute and used a tangerine instead."

Marianne TheOtherTink Nov 26, 2017

Lol, T(h)ink, yes, it is a really unexpected issue, even for "the crazy orchestra":

(the most known scenes)


TheOtherTink TheOtherTink Nov 26, 2017

Lol, reminds me of Charlie Chaplin or French pantomime.  :D

Marianne TheOtherTink Nov 28, 2017

Lol - indeed, T(h)ink, the old "classics" have been and still are generating and inspiring the great laughs.


Kninjanin Nov 26, 2017
Marianne Kninjanin Nov 28, 2017

Lol, Kninjanin - :D:D.

Rooster Nov 27, 2017

That's a horn of plenty all right! LOL :D :D :D

Marianne Rooster Nov 28, 2017

Lol, Rooster, indeed - for a "crazy orchestra" ... :D:D:D

Virginia Nov 30, 2017

Aw that is sweet...very creative idea!

Marianne Virginia Nov 30, 2017

Thank you, Virginia for liking my selection.


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