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The Bronze Rat

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by scooterbear, Apr 20, 2003.

  1. scooterbear

    scooterbear

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    Dec 6, 2002
    Summit, MS
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    Subject: The Bronze Rat
    >
    > A tourist walked into a Chinese curio shop in San
    > Francisco. While looking around at the exotic
    > merchandise, he noticed a very lifelike, life-sized
    > bronze statue of a rat. It had no price tag, but was
    > so incredibly striking the tourist decided he must
    > have it.
    >
    > He took it to the old shop owner and asked, "How much
    > for the bronze rat?" "Ahhh, you have chosen wisely!
    > It is $12 for the rat, one hundred dollars for the
    > story," said the wise old Chinaman.
    >
    > The tourist quickly pulled out twelve dollars."Screw
    > that! I'll just take the rat, you can keep the story."
    >
    >
    > As he walked down the street carrying his bronze rat,
    > the tourist noticed that a few real rats had crawled
    > out of the alleys and sewers and had begun following
    > him down the street. This was a bit disconcerting so
    > he began walking faster. A couple blocks later he
    > looked behind him and saw to his horror the herd of
    > rats behind him had grown to hundreds, and they began
    > squealing. Sweating now, the tourist began to trot
    > toward the Bay. Again, after a couple blocks, he
    > looked around only to discover that the rats now
    > numbered in the MILLIONS, and were squealing and
    > coming toward him faster and faster. Terrified, he ran
    > to the edge of the Bay and threw the bronze rat as far
    > as he could into the Bay. Amazingly, the millions of
    > rats all jumped into the Bay after the bronze rat, and
    > were all drowned.
    >
    > The man walked back to the curio shop in Chinatown.
    > "Ahhh," said the owner, "You have come back for
    > story?" "Nah," said the man, "I came back to see if
    > you have a bronze Democrat"
    >
    ;K
     
  2. MarksGlock22

    MarksGlock22 The Punisher

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    Mar 4, 2002
    Tennessee
    ROFL!!!!! ;i ;i ;i ;i ;i