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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Z3PR, May 11, 2003.

  1. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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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, Montana, for a stock
    show.
    > > > >
    > > > >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. The conversation falls into an uneasy lull.
    > > > >
    > > > >The cowboy leans back in his chair, crosses his boots on a magazine
    > > > >table, tips his big sweat-stained hat forward over his face.
    > > > >
    > > > >The wind outside blows tumbleweeds, and the old windsock flaps, but
    no
    > > > >plane comes.
    > > > >
    > > > >Finally, the American Indian clears his throat and softly, he speaks:
    > > > >"Once, my people were many... 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".
     
  2. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    What a clusterphuque of a rewrite that joke has endured.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    What a clusterphuque of a rewrite that joke has endured.

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    my thoughts too. that AINT the original version yet, and I lovvvveeee the original version /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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