There was this guy with a mule... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Iggy of Ophir
    • 28.03.10 | 17:03 (IDT)

    ...and the mule wouldn't budge, so he's yelling at it, and a second guy comes up and says, "That won't work, you got to try talking nice to it"--and the first guy says, "Oh, yeah? Well, why don't you show me how that works, ok?" So the second guy says, "Sure, friend."--whereupon he picks up a stick and hits the mule in the head--which prompts the first guy to say, "Hey, I thought you were gonna talk nice to it?" To which the second guy responds sagely, "Gonna do that now, friend--I just had to get his attention first." (That joke has whiskers on it...I must have heard it 60 years ago...so it probably has no relevance in our digital age.)

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    First published 10:16 28.03.10 | Last updated 22:38 28.03.10
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