MORAL OF THE STORY IS...
assignment was to think of a true story with a moral so he
goes home and thinks about it all night. He finally has
The following day,
Suzy raises her hand first and says, "My Dad owns a farm and
every Sunday we load the chicken eggs into a basket and onto
the truck. Well, one Sunday we hit a big bump and all of
the eggs flew out of the basket and onto the road".
The teacher asks for
the moral of the story and Suzy replies, "Don't put all of
your eggs in one basket".
Next is Lucy.
"Well, my Dad owns a farm, too, and every weekend we take
the chicken eggs and put them in the incubator. Last
weekend, only 8 of the 12 eggs hatched. The moral of my
story is, "Don't count your chickens before they hatch".
Billy is the last to speak. He says, "My Uncle Ted
fought in the Viet Nam War. His plane got shot down
over enemy territory. He jumped out, before it
crashed, with only a parachute, a machine gun, a machete and
a bottle of bourbon. As he floated down, he drank the
bourbon. Unfortunately, he landed smack dab in the
middle of of 100 North Vietnamese Soldiers. He shot 70
them with his machine gun, but then he ran out of bullets.
So he pulled out his machete and killed 20 more. But
the blade broke. So he killed the last 10 with his
The teacher looks in
shock at Billy and asks if there could possibly be a moral
to his story.
Billy replies - - -
"Don't **** with my Uncle Ted when he's been drinking".
Thanks to Don T. , Troy, MI