Joke 849

20 Jul
Alas, poor donkey...

Alas, poor donkey… (Photo credit: Dingo X)

Father O’Malley rose from his bed one morning.  It was a fine spring day in his new parish.  He walked to the window of his bedroom to get a deep breath of the beautiful day outside.  He noticed there was a donkey lying dead in the middle of his front lawn.  He promptly called the local  police station.

“Good morning.  This is Sergeant Jones.  How might I help you?”

“And the best of the day te yerself.  This is Father O’Malley at St. Ann’s  Church.  There’s a donkey lying dead on me front lawn and would ye be so kind as to send a couple o’yer lads to take care of the matter?”

Sergeant Jones, considering himself to be quite a wit and recognizing the Irish accent, thought he would have a little fun with the good father; he replied, “Well now Father, it was always my impression that you people took care of the last rites!”

Father O’Malley replied, “Aye,’ tis certainly true; but we are also obliged to notify the next of kin first, which is the reason for me call.”


Thanks to Viv for this one!


8 Responses to “Joke 849”

  1. slpmartin July 20, 2013 at 04:04 #

    Now that made me laugh long and hard…thanks for that one.


  2. Terry July 20, 2013 at 04:04 #

    oh my gosh I loved it!!!!! lol


  3. siggiofmaine July 20, 2013 at 04:15 #



  4. July 20, 2013 at 04:33 #



  5. mairedubhtx July 20, 2013 at 15:14 #

    Very cute.


  6. viveka July 20, 2013 at 16:17 #

    Brilliant …. first class, Linda. So funny .. not only a smile – this created a big laugh.


  7. colonialist July 22, 2013 at 12:57 #

    An oldy but goody!


  8. benzeknees July 22, 2013 at 14:48 #

    Quick wit!


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