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04-26-12, 03:22 PM #1
A young monk arrives at the monastery.
He is assigned to helping the other monks in copying the old canons and
laws of the church by hand.
He notices, however, that all of the monks are copying from copies, not
from the original manuscript.
So, the new monk goes to the head abbot to question this, pointing out
that if someone made even a small error in the first copy, it would
never be picked up! In fact, that error would be continued in all of the
The head monk, says, "We have been copying from the copies for
centuries, but you make a good point, my son."
He goes down into the dark caves underneath the monastery where the
original manuscripts are held as archives in a locked vault that hasn't
Been opened for hundreds of years.
Hours go by and nobody sees the Old abbot.
So, the young monk gets worried and goes down to look for him.
He sees him banging his head against the wall and wailing.
"We missed the R! We missed the R! We missed the R!"
His forehead is all bloody and bruised and he
Is crying uncontrollably.
The young monk asks the old abbot, "What's wrong, father?"
With A choking voice, the old abbot replies,
"The word was...
CELEB - R - ATE!!!"
"A strong man stands up for himself. A stronger man stands up for others."
The old sheriff was attending an awards dinner when a lady commented
on his wearing his sidearm. "Sheriff, I see you have your pistol. Are you
expecting trouble?" "No Ma'am. If I were expecting trouble, I would have
brought my rifle."
(just stole this one hope you don't mind)
The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they are ignorant,
it is just that they know so much that isn't so.
President Ronald Reagan
04-26-12, 04:52 PM #2'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'
“A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.” Sigmund Freud
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