24th June 02:43
Hockey Joke- probably old
On a tour of Florida, the Pope took a couple of days off to visit the coast
for some sightseeing. He was cruising along the beach in the Pope mobile
when there was a frantic commotion just off shore. A helpless man, wearing a
Calgary Flames jersey, was struggling frantically to free himself from the
jaws of a 25-foot shark. As the Pope watched, horrified, a speedboat came
racing up with three men wearing Edmonton Oiler jerseys aboard. One quickly
fired a harpoon into the shark's side. The other two reached out and pulled
the bleeding, semiconscious Flames fan from the water. Then using baseball
bats, the three Oiler heroes beat the shark to death and hauled it into the
Immediately the Pope shouted and summoned them to the beach. "I give you my
blessing for your brave actions," he told them. "I heard that there was some
bitter hatred between Oiler and Flame fans, but now I have seen with my own
eyes that this is not the truth."
As the Pope drove off, the harpooner asked his buddies "Who was that?" "It
was the Pope, " one replied. "He is in direct contact with God and has
access to all of God's wisdom."
"Well," the harpooner said, "he may have access to God's wisdom, but he
doesn't know much about shark fishing... how's the bait holding up?"