Joke 537

11 Sep

From ahajokes.

Duck Hunter

Duck Hunter (Photo credit: m3cfa)

An avid duck hunter was in the market for a new bird dog.  His search ended when he found a dog that could actually walk on water to retrieve a duck.  Shocked by his find, he was sure none of his friends would ever believe him. 

He decided to try to break the news to a friend of his, the eternal pessimist who refused to be impressed with anything.  This, surely, would impress him.  He invited him to hunt with him and his new dog. 

As they waited by the shore, a flock of ducks flew by.  They fired, and a duck fell.  The dog jumped into the water. He did not sink but instead, walked across the water to retrieve the bird, never getting more than his paws wet. This continued all day long: each time a duck fell, the dog walked across the surface of the water to retrieve it. 

The pessimist watched carefully, saw everything, but did not say a single word.  

On the drive home the hunter asked his friend, “Did you notice anything unusual about my new dog?” 

“I sure did,” responded the pessimist. “He can’t swim.”

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11 Responses to “Joke 537”

  1. jmgoyder September 11, 2012 at 04:04 #

    haha!

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  2. terry1954 September 11, 2012 at 04:14 #

    i have to make sure that friend is not on my friends list. hahaha

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  3. Gobetween September 11, 2012 at 05:12 #

    Typical attitude that my mom has about everything in life, always looking for the negatives. It takes and effort to be with a person like that.

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  4. vivinfrance September 11, 2012 at 06:51 #

    A real shaggy dog story.

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  5. misswhiplash September 11, 2012 at 09:45 #

    you ain’t ‘arf daft’ but we loves ya

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  6. sharechair September 11, 2012 at 12:06 #

    I think I know him!

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  7. slpmartin September 11, 2012 at 18:06 #

    Oh…that really tickled my funny bone.

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  8. Perfecting Motherhood September 12, 2012 at 02:49 #

    Haha, good one! I know pessimists like that.

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  9. viveka September 12, 2012 at 23:02 #

    This is serious funny *smile – wouldn’t mind going to the same training as that dog .. could do with some walking on water at times.

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  10. viveka September 12, 2012 at 23:18 #

    By the way .. love the choice of picture.

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