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Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by okie, Feb 10, 2005.

  1. okie

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    At the end of the tax year the Tax Office sent an inspector to audit the
    > books of a synagogue.
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    >
    > While he was checking the books he turned to the Rabbi and said, "I
    > notice you buy a lot of candles. What do you do with the candle
    > drippings?"
    >
    >
    > "Good question," noted the Rabbi. "We save them up and send them back
    > to the candle makers, and every now and then they send us a free box of
    > candles."
    >
    >
    > "Oh," replied the auditor, somewhat disappointed that his unusual
    > question had a practical answer. But on he went, in his obnoxious way:
    >
    >
    > What about all these matzo purchases? What do you do with the crumbs?"
    > "Ah, yes," replied the Rabbi, realising that the inspector was trying to
    > trap him with an unanswerable question. "We collect them and send them
    > back to the manufacturers, and every now and then they send a free box of
    > matzo balls."
    >
    >
    > "I see," replied the auditor, thinking hard about how he could fluster
    > the know-it-all Rabbi. "Well, Rabbi," he went on, "what do you do with
    > all the leftover foreskins from the circumcisions you perform?"
    >
    >
    > "Here, too, we do not waste," answered the Rabbi. "What we do is save
    > up all the foreskins and send them to the Tax Office, and about once a
    > year they send us a complete dick to audit the books"