Saturday, January 07, 2006

Dog Has To Go

The train was quite crowded, and the U. S. Marine walked the entire
length looking for a seat, but the only seat left was taken by a
well-dressed middle-aged French woman's poodle. The war-weary Marine
asked, "Ma'am, may I have that seat?"

The French woman just sniffed and said to no one in particular,
"Americans are so rude. My little Fifi is using that seat."

The Marine walked the entire train again, but the only seat left was
under that dog.

"Please, ma'am. May I sit down? I'm very tired."

She snorted, "Not only are you Americans rude, you are also arrogant."

This time the Marine didn't say a word, he just picked up the little
dog, tossed it out the train window, and sat down. The woman shrieked,
"Someone must defend my honor. Put this American in his place."

An English gentleman sitting nearby spoke up, "Sir, you Americans
often seem to have a penchant for doing the wrong thing. You hold the
fork in the wrong hand. You drive your autos on the wrong side of the
road. And now, sir, you've thrown the wrong female dog out the

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