Date: Mon, 2 Aug 1999 10:11:49 -0500
A Frenchman, an Englishman, and a New Yorker were captured by
cannibals. The chief comes to them and says, "the bad news is that now
that we`ve caught you, we`re going to kill you. We will put you in a
pot and cook you, eat you, and then use your skins to build a canoe.
The good news is that you get to choose how you die."
The Frenchman says, "I take ze sword." the chief gives him a sword,
he says, "Vive la France!" and runs himself through.
The Englishman says, "a pistol for me, please." the chief gives him a
pistol, he points it at his head, says, "God save the queen!" and
blows his brains out.
The New Yorker says, "gimme a fork." the chief is puzzled, but he
shrugs and gives him a fork. The new Yorker takes the fork and starts
jabbing himself all over-- the stomach, the sides, the chest,
everywhere. There`s blood gushing out all over, it`s horrible.
The chief is appalled, and asks, "my God almighty, what are you
The New Yorker says, "so much for your canoe, dummy!"