Mudcat Café message #2235549 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #107638   Message #2235549
Posted By: Lonesome EJ
13-Jan-08 - 02:48 PM
Thread Name: BS: First joke thread for the year 500bc
Subject: RE: BS: First joke thread for the year 500bc
A Greek, a Trojan, and an Jew were captured by pirates. A sudden storm came up and the pirate ship began to founder. Drawing his sword, the pirate captain announced "we are too heavy, and are likely to sink! One of you must throw himself overboard!" With this, the Greek shouted "Long live Apollo!" and hurled himself in. But it was to no avail. The ship was in trouble. "Another must go!" shouted the pirate, and the Trojan stood up on the gunwail and, hollering "Long live Hector!", plunged in. The storm grew in its fury, and again the pirate called "we are still in trouble! You also must go!"
at which point the Jew stood up and shouted "