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Thread #165454   Message #4008707
Posted By: Doug Chadwick
13-Sep-19 - 03:28 PM
Thread Name: BS: First Joke Thread for 2019
Subject: RE: BS: First Joke Thread for 2019
In a small town in Northern Ireland, close to the border with the Republic, the local traffic policeman has managed to book every Catholic except one - the priest. But he has a plan.

The Catholic church is a the top of a steep hill and the priest's house is a the bottom. Half way up is a set of traffic lights. Each day, the priest struggles up the hill by bike. On the way home, however, he tucks his cassock up and rides down the hill at breakneck speed, peddling for all he's worth. One afternoon, the policeman opens up the control box and sets the traffic lights to manual. As he sees the priest hurtling down the hill, he flicks the lights to stop and gets ready to issue a ticket for running a red light. The priest slams on the brakes and puts both heels on the ground. He comes to a stop just half an inch from the stop line, smoke coming from the brake blocks, his shoes almost worn through. The policeman is amazed and, if truth be told, impressed.

"I don't know how you managed that" said the policeman.

"Ah, God was with me" replied the priest.

"Right, I've got you." said the policeman. "Two on a bike!".