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Jimbob_Rebel

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PostSubject: Truth and defiance in humor..............   Sun May 04, 2008 10:17 pm

A Confederate veteran whose town was occupied by a Union garrison would sit on his front porch everyday & watch the yankees drill. From time to time he would repeat the phrase, “We sure beat those yankees at Chickamauga!”

After awhile the yankees became very annoyed at the old man for repeating this phrase everyday & made him take an oath to the Union with the promise that he would stop saying this to them during their daily drills. Of course, under the circumstances he had not choice but to comply or suffer their wrath further.

So the very next day after having been made a new citizen of the Union the old man was sitting on his front porch again watching the yankee troops going through their routine daily drills to which he exclaimed, “Them Rebels sure beat us yankees at Chickamauga!"

To me the moral of this story is, there is more than one way to tell the truth.
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PostSubject: Re: Truth and defiance in humor..............   Mon May 05, 2008 12:46 pm

True

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