Sunday, February 12, 2006

Fwd: FW: The Donkey Raffle

This is a good one! Enjoy!

> Subject: FW: The donkey raffle
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>> >>>>
>> >>THE DONKEY RAFFLE
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>A HILLBILLY, YOUNG KENNY, MOVED TO TEXAS AND BOUGHT A
>> >>DONKEY FROM A FARMER FOR $100.00. THE FARMER AGREED TO
>> >>DELIVER THE DONKEY THE NEXT DAY.
>> >>
>> >>THE NEXT DAY HE DROVE UP AND SAID, "SORRY SON, BUT I HAVE SOME
BAD
>> >>NEWS,
>> >>THE
>> >>DONKEY DIED."
>> >>
>> >>KENNY REPLIED, "WELL, THEN, JUST GIVE ME MY MONEY BACK."
>> >>
>> >>THE FARMER SAID, "CAN'T DO THAT I WENT AND SPENT IT ALREADY.
>> >>KENNY SAID, "OK, THEN, JUST BRING ME THE DEAD DONKEY."
>> >>
>> >>THE FARMER ASKED, "WHAT YA GONNA DO WITH HIM?"
>> >>
>> >>KENNY SAID, "I'M GOING TO RAFFLE HIM OFF."
>> >>
>> >>THE FARMER SAID, "YOU CAN'T RAFFLE OFF A DEAD DONKEY!"
>> >>
>> >>KENNY SAID, "SURE I CAN. WATCH ME. I JUST WON'T TELL ANYBODY HE
IS
> DEAD."
>> >>
>> >>A MONTH LATER, THE FARMER MET UP WITH KENNY AND ASKED, "WHAT
HAPPENED
> WITH
>> >>THAT DEAD DONKEY?"
>> >>
>> >>KENNY SAID, "I RAFFLED HIM OFF. I SOLD 500 TICKETS AT TWO
DOLLARS A
> PIECE
>> >>AND MADE A PROFIT OF $998.00."
>> >>
>> >>THE FARMER SAID, "DIDN'T ANYONE COMPLAIN?"
>> >>
>> >>KENNY SAID, "JUST THE GUY WHO WON. SO I GAVE HIM HIS TWO DOLLARS
BACK."
>> >>
>> >>KENNY GREW UP AND EVENTUALLY BECAME THE CHAIRMAN OF ENRON.
>> >>
>> >>******
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1 Comments:

Blogger g odoreida said...

This is part of the plot of one of P.G. Wodehouse's Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge stories (I forget the exact title; Joe the Lawyer is the one who pulls of this scam, involving a racing dog). I wonder if Wodehouse invented it.

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