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The Seamstress

One day, when a seamstress was sewing while sitting close to a river, her thimble fell into the river.

When she cried out, the Lord appeared and asked, "My dear child, why are you crying?"

The seamstress replied that her thimble had fallen into the water and that she needed it to help her husband in making a living for their family.

The Lord dipped His hand into the water and pulled up a golden thimble set with pearls.

"Is this your thimble?" the Lord asked.

The seamstress replied, "No."

The Lord again dipped into the river. He held out a silver thimble ringed with sapphires.

"Is this your thimble?" the Lord asked.

Again, the seamstress replied, "No."

The Lord reached down again and came up with a leather thimble.

"Is this your thimble?" the Lord asked.

The seamstress replied, "Yes."

The Lord was pleased with the woman's honesty and gave her all three thimbles to keep, and the seamstress went home happy.

Some years later, the seamstress was walking with her husband along the riverbank, and her husband fell into the river and disappeared under the water.

When she cried out, the Lord again appeared and asked her, "Why are you crying?"

"Oh Lord, my husband has fallen into the river!"

The Lord went down into the water and came up with Mel Gibson.

"Is this your husband?" the Lord asked.

"Yes," cried the seamstress.

The Lord was furious. "You lied! That is an untruth!"

The seamstress replied, "Oh, forgive me, my Lord. It is a misunderstanding. You see, if I had said 'no' to Mel Gibson, you would have come up with Tom Cruise. Then if I said 'no' to him, you would have come up with my husband. Had I then said 'yes,' you would have given me all three. Lord, I'm not in the best of health and would not be able to take care of all three husbands, so THAT'S why I said 'yes' to Mel Gibson."

The moral of this story is: Whenever a woman lies, it's for a good and honorable reason,and in the best interest of others.

That's our story, and we're sticking to it.

Comments

( 18 comments — Leave a comment )
pixienymph
Jan. 11th, 2005 10:41 pm (UTC)
Mel and Tom ain't my type, but HEEEEEEE!!!! Funny!
skaloop
Jan. 11th, 2005 11:14 pm (UTC)
Sub in Callum and Dominik.
pixienymph
Jan. 11th, 2005 11:19 pm (UTC)
Dominik? Who the fuck is that?
skaloop
Jan. 11th, 2005 11:23 pm (UTC)
You know, Dominik:



...

Fine. So I misspelled the name of the guy you lurve so much.
pixienymph
Jan. 11th, 2005 11:26 pm (UTC)
EW, IS THAT HASSEK???!!!?

MY EYES!!! MY EYES!!! AAAAAAAAAAAAH!
skaloop
Jan. 11th, 2005 11:28 pm (UTC)
Hassek? Who the fuck is that?
pixienymph
Jan. 11th, 2005 11:52 pm (UTC)
O_o

pixienymph
Jan. 11th, 2005 11:58 pm (UTC)
Ok, one extra S to your K.

:P
sharya
Jan. 12th, 2005 03:14 pm (UTC)
You guys rock <3
sharya
Jan. 12th, 2005 03:13 pm (UTC)
:D
perviepom
Jan. 11th, 2005 10:46 pm (UTC)
It's a secret society isn't it. I knew it all along!
sharya
Jan. 12th, 2005 03:14 pm (UTC)
^^

And the plot thickens... ;)
crak
Jan. 12th, 2005 12:05 am (UTC)
one woman out of billions isn't a very good representation of all women, you know.
I'd take it as a joke, but I have a sinking feeling you're serious about it.
sharya
Jan. 12th, 2005 03:14 pm (UTC)
'Twas a joke.
whochewedmypen
Jan. 12th, 2005 12:19 am (UTC)
I'll drink to insignificance....
Maybe there really is such a thing as the quarterlife crisis.

Actually uttered and understood the tired cliche'
"there's got to be more to life than this" just the other day.
sharya
Jan. 12th, 2005 03:15 pm (UTC)
I've wondered that many a time.
osoqres
Jan. 12th, 2005 02:49 pm (UTC)
This is not a joke.... I've understood this concept of female reasoning for many years. Thank you Shar for bringing it to light for others to understand.
sharya
Jan. 12th, 2005 03:16 pm (UTC)
:P~
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