Why pizza truth can be much stranger than fiction …

HTWB pizza deliveryAn old story that’s purported to be true…

…when the reality seems so ridiculous that no-one can believe you’re being serious…

Yes, it’s funny.

But it could happen for real…

Ditzy pizzas

FBI agents conducted a raid of a private psychiatric hospital in San Diego that was under investigation for medical insurance fraud.

After hours of reviewing thousands of medical records, the dozens of agents had worked up quite an appetite.

The agent in charge of the investigation called a nearby pizza parlor with delivery service to order a quick dinner for his colleagues.

The following telephone conversation took place and was recorded by the FBI because they were taping all conversations at the hospital.

Agent: Hello. I would like to order 30 large Margherita pizzas and 67 cans of Diet Coke.

Pizza Man: And where would you like them delivered?

Agent: We’re over at the psychiatric hospital.

Pizza Man: The psychiatric hospital?

Agent: That’s right. I’m a FBI agent.

Pizza Man: You’re a FBI agent?

Agent: That’s correct. Just about everybody here is.

Pizza Man: And you’re at the psychiatric hospital?

Agent: That’s correct. And make sure you don’t go through the front doors. We have them locked. You will have to go around to the back to the service entrance to deliver the pizzas.

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Pizza Man: And you say you’re all FBI agents?

Agent: That’s right. How soon can you have them here?

Pizza Man: And everyone at the psychiatric hospital is a FBI agent?

Agent: That’s right. We’ve been here all day and we’re starving.

Pizza Man: How are you going to pay for all of this?

Agent: I have my card right here.

Pizza Man: And you’re all FBI agents?

Agent: That’s right. Everyone here is a FBI agent. Can you remember to bring the pizzas and drinks to the service entrance in the rear? We have the front doors locked.

Pizza Man: I don’t think so.

Agent: Why not?

Pizza Man: Are you f***ing nuts or what?

CLICK … ZZZzzzzzzz…

With grateful thanks to Worldwide Recipes and their contributor Rosemary Zwick … the story has been around for a long time but it still breaks me up laughing…

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  1. The old ones are the best!

  2. This is a hilarious story. It reminds me of some old days when my mamma used to share with me her old child stories. If you as me, the pizza man had every right not to deliver. Self expression is always an asset everywhere. Brilliant post!!! and a rib cracking one too

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