A while back I read a line that I took to heart. "Every good joke should make the rounds every twenty years or so." This is because there is a new crop of people to tell 'em to.
Here is one I got from a joke book that is from 1921. - 'Bout time it came out again.
In a very rural courtroom a chicken stealing case was before the bench. The culprit pleaded guilty and was duly sentenced but the circumstances of the case had provoked the curiosity of the judge.
"Sam", the judge asked. "However did you manage to take those chickens and carry them off right past the owner's bedroom window with that big savage dog loose in the yard?"
Sam said, "Hit wouldn't be of no use, jedge, to try to 'splain dis ting to you-all. Ef you was to try it you more'n likely would get your hide full o' shot, get bit up an' git no chickens nuther. Ef you want to engage in any rascality jedge you better stick to de bench, whar you am familiar."
Speaking of rascality from the bench - Pribek - over at Trouble Ain't Over - Posted on a court case where the organist that played on a well known tune sued for a share in the copyright 38 years after the song hit the charts. The Jedge awarded a 40% share in the copyright of A Whiter Shade of Pale. -
FTGF has a YouTube Christmas message from Chaplain Jim White in Bagdhad. Click on over and view it. Quite good and the man, even though he is a Government employee, BOLDLY associates Christmas with Jesus. Wait till the ACLU sees this one!
Next time someone objects to your saying "Merry Christmas" hit 'em with this. Our English word 'holiday' is derived from the word 'holyday'. "Happy Holydays!"
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