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The Service

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by scooterbear, Feb 25, 2003.


  1. scooterbear

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    > Subject: Re: The Service
    >
    > One Sunday morning, the preacher noticed little Billy was
    > staring up at the plaque that hung in the foyer of the church.
    > It was covered with names and small American flags were
    > mounted on either side of it.
    >
    > The seven-year-old had been staring at the plaque for some
    > time, so the preacher walked up, stood beside the little boy,
    > and said quietly, "Good morning, Billy."
    >
    > "Good morning, Preacher," replied the young man, still
    > focused on the plaque. "Preacher, what is this?"
    >
    > "Well, son, it's a memorial to all the young men and
    > women who died while in the service."
    >
    > Soberly, they stood together, staring at the plaque.
    > Little Billy's voice was barely audible when he asked:
    > "Which service, the 9:45 or the 11:00?"
    >
    >
    ;Q