Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Wichita Falls, TX
The train was quite crowded, so a U. S. Marine walked the entire length
looking for a seat, but the only seat left was taken by a well dressed,
middle-aged, French woman's poodle.
The war-weary Marine asked, 'Ma'am, may I have that seat?'
The French woman just sniffed and said to no one in particular
'Americans are so rude. My little Fifi is using that seat.'
The Marine walked the entire train again, but the only seat left
was under that dog. 'Please, ma'am. May I sit down? I'm very tired.'
She snorted, 'Not only are you Americans rude, you are also
This time the Marine didn't say a word; he just picked up the
little dog, tossed it out the train window, and sat down.
The woman shrieked, 'Someone must defend my honor! This American
should be put in his place!'
An English gentleman sitting nearby spoke up, 'Sir, you Americans often
seem to have a penchant for doing the wrong thing. You hold the fork in
the wrong hand. You drive your autos on the wrong side of the
road. And now, sir, you seem to have thrown the wrong bitch out the