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    Ridin' South Cackalacky dahut's Avatar
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    Bagpiper gets lost - -

    As a bagpiper, I play many gigs.

    Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man.

    He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back country.

    As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost and, being a typical man, I didn't stop for directions.

    I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight.

    There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch.

    I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late.


    I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place.
    I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.


    The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around.
    I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends.
    I played like I've never played before for this homeless man.

    And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together.


    When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low, my heart was full.

    As I opened the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothing' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks for twenty years."



    Apparently I'm still lost...
    "Watch out for giants; they are boorish fools with tongues wagging, drunk upon their own words.
    They will try to teach you a lesson if given the chance, and you will stumble over their stinking feet."

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    yea, Jokes and Humor is 3 forums down.

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    Ridin' South Cackalacky dahut's Avatar
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    Oh, dear - Ive posted in the wrong forum by mistake. Shame, shame.
    Preserve the Rules of Foo!
    "Watch out for giants; they are boorish fools with tongues wagging, drunk upon their own words.
    They will try to teach you a lesson if given the chance, and you will stumble over their stinking feet."

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    Do not taunt the foo!




    But that was funny. Keep it up!


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    Well, I laffed. Does that make me a bad person?
    "I heard the music and I wrote to it. Some people beat drums, some people strum guitars. It's all in the music you hear" ~ Hunter S. Thompson

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    Sex and poo.

    Now it's a Foo thread.
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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    I like it.
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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    It did involve septic tanks, which contain large volumes of poo.
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    You folks do know the difference between bagpipes and onions,don't you...... people cry when you chop up onions.

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