Friday Funnies: What you can learn from worms

A minister decided that a visual demonstration would add emphasis to his Sunday sermon. Four worms were placed into four separate jars.  The first worm was put into a container of alcohol.  The second worm was put into a container of cigarette smoke.  The third worm was put into a container of chocolate syrup.  The fourth worm was put into a container of good clean soil.  At the conclusion of the sermon, the Minister reported the following results: The first worm in alcohol - Dead. The second worm in cigarette smoke - Dead. Third worm in chocolate syrup - Dead. Fourth worm in good clean soil - Alive. So the Minister asked the congregation - What can you learn from this demonstration?  A little old woman in the back quickly raised her hand and said, "As long as you drink, smoke and eat chocolate, you won't have worms!"

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  • Cindy Holman

    Great story!!

  • jojosblog

    I heard it differently before also. It’s a great communication lesson. Sometimes even when we are articulate, we have communicated the wrong lesson. ROFL

  • BeckyJoie

    My mom used to tell this joke only slightly different when she did ventriloquism with a dummy. “Dilly”, the dummy told this joke actually. :>)

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