APRIL 1, 2003
THE COUNTRY CORNER
Abraham Noe-Hays is on the
final leg of a 15,000-mile tour around the country in a 1989
Volkswagen Jetta powered by . . . vegetable oil.
Elephants may not be used to plow cotton
And here is yet another example of why we really like House Majority Leader Tom DeLay....
"I was at a celebration of India's
Independence Day," Delay remarked recently, "and a Frenchman came walking up to me and started talking to me about Iraq, and it was obvious we were not going to agree. And I said, 'Wait a minute. Do you speak German?' And he looked at me kind of funny and said, 'No, I don't speak German.' And I said, 'You're welcome,' turned around and walked off."
It is illegal to skateboard without a license.
Men may not appear in a public place while wearing any kind of strapless gown.
Women can be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer. The
salon owner can also be fined for this horrible crime.
Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal. It is most
probably also very painful and very weird.
A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on
Sunday or ''she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.'' So, ladies should be sure to check the calendar before jumping out of perfectly good airplanes.
Thibodeaux was driving past Boudreaux's house and saw a sign that read: "Boat for Sale". Thibodeaux marches up to Boudreaux's front porch and raps hard on the door and Boudreaux opens it.It is illegal to rob a bank in Louisiana and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol. We assume that it is also illegal to use a real pistol.
Thibodeaux say, "Boudreaux! How long we ban frands?"
Boudreaux say, "Well..All out lives Thibodeaux"
Thibodeaux say, "Why don't you told me you gotta boat?"
Boudreaux say, "I ant gotta boat"
Thibodeaux say, "Da' sign say; "BOAT FOR SALE".
Boudreaux say, "OH-NO Thibodeaux!"..".See dat ol '72 pickem'up truck?"
Thibodeaux say, "yas, I see dat old pickem'up truck"
Boudreaux say, "See dat '76 Chevrolet Ce-dan?"
Thibodeaux say, "yas, I see dat Ce-dan"
Boudreaux say, "Well, dey boat for sale."
Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship. Unfortunately, it has been difficult to explain this law to the potential offenders.
Ministers are not allowed to perform marriages if either
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