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it's a-comin'

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by scooterbear, Oct 28, 2003.

  1. scooterbear

    scooterbear

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    > > Three strangers strike up a conversation in the
    > > passenger lounge in Bozeman, Montana, awaiting their
    > > flights.
    > >
    > > One is an American Indian passing through from Lame
    > > Deer. Another is a cowboy on his way to Billings
    > > for a livestock show and the third passenger is a
    > > fundamentalist Arab student, newly arrived at
    > > Montana State University from the Middle East.
    > >
    > > Their discussion drifts to their diverse cultures.
    > > Soon, the two Westerners learn that the Arab is a
    > > devout, radical Muslim and the conversation falls
    > > into an uneasy lull.
    > >
    > > The cowboy leans back in his chair, crosses his
    > > boots on a magazine table and tips his big
    > > sweat-stained hat forward over his face. The wind
    > > out side is blowing tumbleweeds around, and the old
    > > windsock is flapping; but still no plane comes.
    > >
    > > Finally, the American Indian clears his throat and
    > > softly he speaks, "At one time here, my people were
    > > many, but sadly, now we are few."
    > >
    > > The Muslim student raises an eyebrow and leans
    > > forward, "Once my people were few," he sneers, "and
    > > now we are many. Why do you suppose that is?"
    > >
    > > The Montana cowboy shifts his toothpick to one side
    > > of his mouth and from the darkness beneath his
    > > Stetson says in a drawl, "That's 'cause we ain't
    > > played Cowboys and Muslims yet, but I do believe
    > > it's a-comin'."
     
  2. big grip

    big grip APC & Proud!

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    I'll have to pass that one on!