"The Bible true, yes I believe...."
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 97 01:45:44 -0800
Subject: "The Bible true, yes I believe...."
Forwarded-by: Molly B. Tenenbaum <mt>
Forwarded-by: "Blech, Kerry E"
Forwarded-by: Allen Hart<AHart@engpo.msmailgw.intermec.com>
In a small Southern town there was a "Nativity Scene" that showed great
skill and talent had gone into creating it. One small feature bothered me.
The three wise men were wearing firemen's helmets. Totally unable to come
up with a reason or explanation, I left. At a "Quik Stop" on the edge of
town, I asked the lady behind the counter about the helmets. She exploded
into a rage, yelling at me, "You darn Yankees never do read the Bible!" I
assured her that I did, but simply couldn't recall anything about firemen
in the Bible. She jerked her Bible from behind the counter and ruffled thru
some pages, and finally jabbed her finger at a passage. Sticking it in my
face she said "See, it says right here, 'The three wise man came from afar."
© 1997 Peter Langston