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Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by okie, Mar 5, 2006.

  1. okie

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    Oct 28, 2001
    Muskogee Ok.
    A Mexican bandit made a specialty of crossing the Rio Grande from time to time and robbing banks in Texas. Finally, a reward was offered for his capture, and an enterprising Texas ranger decided to track him down.

    After a lengthy search, he traced the bandit to his favorite cantina, snuck up behind him, put his trusty six-shooter to the bandit's head, and said, "You're under arrest. Tell me where you hid the loot or I'll blow your brains out."

    But the bandit didn't speak English, and the Ranger didn't speak Spanish. Fortunately, a bilingual lawyer was in the saloon and translated the Ranger's message. The terrified bandit blurted out, in Spanish, that the loot was buried under the oak tree in back of the cantina.

    "What did he say?" asked the Ranger.

    The lawyer answered, "He said 'Get lost, you turkey. You wouldn't dare shoot me.'"
  2. Road Dog

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    Jul 29, 1999
    Ringgold, GA
    I see lawyers haven't changed since the days of the old west.

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