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quiltdivaAugust 8, 2006

My DIL emailed me this little tidbit and ain't it the truth!

Kay

An old man, a boy & a donkey were going to town. The boy rode on the donkey & the old man walked. As they went along they passed some people who remarked it was a shame the old man was walking & the boy was riding.

The man & boy thought maybe the critics were right, so they changed positions. Later, they passed some people that remarked, "What a shame, he makes that little boy walk."

They then decided they both would walk!

Soon they passed some more people who thought they were stupid to walk when they had a decent donkey to ride. So, they both rode the donkey. Now they passed some people that shamed them by saying how awful to put such a load on a poor donkey.

The boy & man said they were probably right, so they decide to carry the donkey. As they crossed the bridge, they lost their grip on the animal & he fell into the river and drowned.

The moral of the story?

If you try to please everyone, you might as well...

kiss your ass goodbye.

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jennifer_in_va

ROFLMAO!!!!!

    Bookmark   August 8, 2006 at 2:17PM
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grammyp

Good one!

beverly

    Bookmark   August 8, 2006 at 3:12PM
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scraphappy

How true!

    Bookmark   August 8, 2006 at 7:27PM
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glassquilt

That is great!! I'm going to have to pass it on.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2006 at 7:30PM
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glassquilt

Just got this from my friend:

The old man ordered one hamburger, one order of French fries and one drink. He then unwrapped the plain hamburger and carefully cut it in half.

He placed one half in front of his wife. He then carefully counted out the French fries, dividing them into two piles and neatly placed one pile in front of his wife. He took a sip of the drink, his wife took a sip and then set the cup
down between them. As he began to eat his few bites of hamburger, the people around them kept looking over and whispering.

You could tell they were thinking, "That poor old couple - all they can afford is one meal for the two of them."

As the man began to eat his fries a young man came to the table. He politely offered to buy another meal for the old couple. The old man said they were just fine - They were used to sharing everything.

The surrounding people noticed the little old lady hadn't eaten a bite. She sat there watching her husband eat and occasionally taking turns sipping the drink.

Again the young man came over and begged them to let him buy another meal for them. This time the old woman said "No, thank you, we are used to sharing everything."

As the old man finished and was wiping his face neatly with the napkin, the young man again came over to the little old lady who had yet to eat a single bite of food and asked "What is it you are waiting for?"

She answered.....................

"THE TEETH."

    Bookmark   August 8, 2006 at 7:33PM
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bkfdwife

ROFLMAO!!!!!
great stuff! I have sent it all on!
Thanks!
Lisa

    Bookmark   August 8, 2006 at 8:42PM
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