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06 June 2009 @ 06:39 pm
Life Explained  
On the first day, God created the dog and said:

'Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or
walks past. For this, I will give you a life span of twenty years.'

The dog said: 'That's a long time to be barking. How about only ten years
and I'll give you back the other ten?'

So God agreed.

On the second day, God created the monkey and said:

'Entertain people, do tricks, and make them laugh. For this, I'll give you a
twenty-year life span.'

The monkey said: 'Monkey tricks for twenty years? That's a pretty long time
to perform. How about I give you back ten like the Dog did?'

And God agreed.

On the third day, God created the cow and said:

'You must go into the field with the farmer all day long and suffer under
the sun, have calves and give milk to support the farmer's family. For this,
I will give you a life span of sixty years.'

The cow said: 'That's kind of a tough life you want me to live for sixty
years... How about twenty and I'll give back the other forty?'

And God agreed again.

On the fourth day, God created humans and said:

'Eat, sleep, play, marry and enjoy your life. For this, I'll give you twenty
years.'

But the human said: 'Only twenty years? Could you possibly give me my
twenty, the forty the cow gave back, the ten the monkey gave back, and the
ten the dog gave back; that makes eighty, okay?'

'Okay,' said God, 'You asked for it.'

So that is why for our first twenty years we eat, sleep, play and enjoy
ourselves. For the next forty years we slave in the sun to support our
family. For the next ten years we do monkey tricks to entertain the
grandchildren. And for the last ten years we sit on the front porch and bark
at everyone


Life has now been explained to you.

There is no need to thank me for this valuable information. I'm just passing this information along as a public service.



 
 
 
Cindy: I got Laid!cindy_73 on June 7th, 2009 01:07 am (UTC)
It all makes sense now! XD
mmousemmouse15 on June 7th, 2009 03:11 am (UTC)
That explains a lot, doesn't it? Thanks for the laugh!
plushbot27 on June 7th, 2009 06:31 pm (UTC)
XD I've seen this explanation before
(gotta love all the junk mail that one of my former co-workers keeps sending me).
Laura Cooklaratron on June 13th, 2009 03:47 am (UTC)
I feel so enlightened now! ^_^