View Thread

Atheists Today » Easy Reading » Funny Zone
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Celebrate!
Hypatia
I hope this hasn't been posted before - I took a bit of a look and don't see it anywhere else, sooo...

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 subsequent copies.

The head monk, says, "We have been copying from the copies for centuries, but you make a good point, my son."

he heads 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...





"CELEBRATE !!!"
 
Skeeve
Rofl
 
catman
Rofl INDEED! Wonderful joke, Hypatia. Thanks for posting it.
"If I owned both Hell and Texas, I'd live in Hell and rent out Texas." - General Sheridan
 
Bob of QF
Classic oldy but still as good now as before.
Quantum Junction: Use both lanes

Reality is that which is left, after you stop believing.
 
Jump to Forum: