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25392Re: The moral of the story.

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  • Susan Donahue
    Dec 1, 2005
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      Dear Wings: What a delightful story! You may be sure I will recite
      it the next time I am invited to supper at the Watkins' house.

      Suzianne


      --- In ticket2write@yahoogroups.com, wings081 <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      >
      > The moral of the story
      >
      > "Stand up Tommy" the teacher said "a story you must tell,
      > Make it sound exciting and with a moral end as well"
      >
      > Now Tommy had an auntie, Lizzie Watkins was her name
      > He'd tell the tale of exploits, which gave aunt Lizzie fame
      >
      > "I have an aunt" said Tommy " who was fighting in the war"
      > The teacher said "Oh really" the kids, in unison said "Cor!"
      >
      > "Her plane was hit by missiles and out she had to bail
      > but Liz was always ready, her courage would not fail
      >
      > She took a bottle of whiskey, machine gun and sabre too
      > Drank the whiskey as she fell, well what better thing to do
      >
      > She knew that if she dropped it as she landed on the grass
      > The bottle would be broken, leaving her with nought but glass
      >
      > She landed smack in the middle, of one hundred enemy troops
      > Killed seventy by machine gun, as the leader shouted "Oops!"
      >
      > Her bullets spent she used her sabre and chopped down twenty more
      > And when the blade broke, with her bare hands, finished half a
      > score.
      >
      > "Good heavens" said the teacher "that is quite some story
      > Now tell us where the moral is, if indeed it's not too gory"
      >
      >
      > "To understand the moral Miss, you need not be Aristotle
      > just keep clear of Auntie Liz, when she's been at the bottle"
      >
      >
      >
      > As always
      >
      > Wings
      >
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