Jesus Is Just Testing You Dept
Randy Guidry forwards on this Facebook exchange:
By the way, I was going to tell this story to my friend Veronica, and suddenly realized that this isn't a story you can tell aloud -- because the ambiguity in the printed "Jesus" doesn't exist in speech. If you tell the story aloud, then Ms. Garcia begins by saying, "Hay-SOOS makes things so hard on me," which kinda gives the whole thing away...reminds me of other things that are funny in print but can't be told aloud, such as:
"There are 10 kinds of people in the world: those who think in binary, and those who don't."
Or (courtesy of Bennet Cerf, who is too dead to appreciate the hat tip):
An Indian maiden, a Sioux,
As tempting as fresh honeydioux,
Liked to show off her knees
As she strolled past teepees
And hear the braves holler, "WIOUX! WIOUX!"
Or one of my all-time favorites:
Little Mary donned her skates
Upon the ice to frisk
Her friends all thought it foolish thus
Her little *.