Jarge, from Newfoundland ,appeared on 'Who
Wants To Be A Millionaire'
And towards the end of the program he had already won 500,000
"You've done very well so far," said Chris Tarrant,
The show's presenter, "but for a million dollars
You've only got one life-line left – phone a friend.
Everything is riding on this question.....will you go for it?"
"Yes, Buy," said Jarge. "I'll have a
"Which of the following birds does NOT build its own nest?
"I ain't gatta a clue." said Jarge,
''so I'll use one-a dem dare loif-loins and phone my friend Charlie back home in
up his mate, and told him the circumstances and repeated the question to him.
"Fookin hell, Jarge!" cried Charlie. "Dat's
It's a cuckoo."
"Are you sure?"
"Lard Je'sus Buy I'm fookin
Jarge hung up the phone and told Chris,
"I'll go wit Cuckoo as my answer Aye cause Charlie gots
a grade eight dee-ploma."
"Is that your final answer?" asked Chris.
"Yes it is, Buy"
There was a long - long pause, and then the presenter screamed, "Cuckoo
is the correct answer!
you've won 1 million Dollars!"
The next night,
Jarge invited Charlie to their local pub to
buy him a drink.
"Tell me, Charlie ole cock?
How in da Lards name did you
know it was da Cuckoo that don't build its own
"Because he lives in a Fookin clock!"