I just had to post this on this thread.....................................later,Dave
Subject: Brotherly Love
> > > > A cowboy walks into a bar in Texas, orders three mugs of Bud and
> > > the back room, drinking a sip out of each one in turn. When he
> > > them, he comes back to the bar and orders three more.
> > > >
> > > > The bartender approaches and tells the cowboy, "You know, a mug
> > > after I draw it. It would taste better if you bought one at a time."
> > > > cowboy replies, "Well, you see, I have two brothers. One is in
> > > > the other is in Dublin, and I'm in Texas. When we all left home, we
> > > promised that we'd drink this way to remember the days we drank
> >So> > > I drink one for each of my brothers and one for myself." The
> > > admits that this is a nice custom, and leaves it there.
> > > >
> > > > The cowboy becomes a regular in the bar, and always drinks the same
> > > He orders three mugs and drinks them in turn.
> > > >
> > > > One day, he comes in and orders only two mugs. All the regulars
> > > notice and fall silent. When he comes back to the bar for the second
> > > the bartender says, "I don't want to intrude on your grief, but I
> > > offer my condolences on your loss." The cowboy looks quite puzzled
> >for a
> > > moment, then a light dawns and he laughs. "Oh, no, everybody's just
&! gt; > > he explains. "It's just that my wife and I joined the Baptist Church
> >and I
> > > had to quit drinking...hasn't affected my brothers though.