Why Women Lie
One day, while a seamstress was sewing while sitting close to a river,
her thimble fell into the river. When she cried out, the Lord appeared
and asked, "Why are you crying?" The seamstress replied that her thimble
had fallen into the water, and she needed the thimble to make her living.
The Lord went down into the water and reappeared with a golden
thimble. "Is this your thimble?" the Lord asked. The seamstress
replied, "No." The Lord again went down and came up with a wooden
thimble."Is this your thimble?" the Lord asked.
Again, the seamstress replied, "No." The Lord went down again and came
up with a silver thimble. "Is this your thimble?" the Lord asked. The
seamstress replied, "Yes."
The Lord was pleased with the woman's honesty and gave her all three
thimbles to keep, and the seamstress went home happy.
Some time later, the seamstress was walking with her husband along the
riverbank, and her husband fell into the river. When she cried out, The
Lord again appeared and asked her, Why are you crying?"
"Oh Lord, my husband has! fallen into the water!"
The Lord went down into the water and came up with Mel Gibson. "Is this
your husband?" the Lord asked. "Yes," cried the seamstress. The Lord was
furious. "You lied! That is an untruth!"
The seamstress replied, "Oh, forgive me, my Lord. It is a
You see, if I had said 'no' to Mel Gibson, you would have come up with
Tom Cruise. Then if I said 'no' to him, you would have come up with my
husband. Had I then said 'yes,' you would have given me all three. Lord,
I'm a poor woman and can not take care of three husbands, so
THAT'S why I said yes to Mel Gibson."
[ Author Unknown -- from 'Buffalos Chips' (buffalos-g-jokes.yahoogroups.com) ]
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