Monday, 11 June 2007

I apologise (a bit) for this terrible joke...

An old rabbi, on seeing his son graduate from college, wanted to know what the youth's plans were for the future.

He called his son into his study, and laid on the desk three items: a £50 note, a bottle of Black Bush whiskey and the Bible.

"Son," he said, "I vish to know, vat kind of career are you going to have? If you take the £50 note, you vill become a gambler, and that is very terrible. If you take the Black Bush, you vill become a drunkard and that too is very, very bad. But... If you take the Bible, you vill become a rabbi, like your Papa."

The young lad's mind was blank. He was just out of college and he did not yet know what he wanted to do with his life. After a few minutes of trying to think, he finally decided there was only one answer.

The boy took the £50 note and put it in his pocket. He picked up the whiskey in one hand and with the other he took the Bible, put it under his arm and quickly left the room.

The old rabbi was stunned. He could not understand what had just happened. Then all of a sudden his eyes grew wide, he jumped to his feet, and slapping the side of his face he cried:

"Oy Vay... He is going to become a Catholic Priest!"

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