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Feb 10, 2005
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Southwest Manitoba
Two Hutterites walk into a pet shop in Lethbridge and head directly to the
> bird section. Jacob, the Preacher, says to John, the Farm Boss, "Dat's
> dem."
> The owner comes over and asks if he can help them. "Yeah, we'll take four
> of dem dere little budgies in dat cage up dere," says John. The owner puts
> the budgies in a paper bag. Jacob and John pay for the birds, leave the
> shop and get into the colony van and drive over to the train trellis
> bridge.

> From the top of the bridge, John looks down at the 1000-foot drop and says,
> "Dis looks like a grand place." He takes two birds out of the bag, puts
> them on his shoulders and jumps off the bridge. Jacob watches as John falls
> all
> the way to the bottom, killing himself stone dead. Looking down at
> the
> remains of his best pal, Jacob shakes his head and says, "Dis budgie
> jumping is too dangerous fer me."
> BUT WAIT!!!! there's MORE!

> Moments later Isaac, the Hog Boss, arrives up on the bridge. He's been to
> the pet shop too and walks up to the edge of the bridge carrying another
> paper bag in one hand and a shotgun in the other. "Hey, Jacob, vatch dis,"
> Isaac says. He takes a parrot from the bag and throws himself off the
> bridge. Jacob watches as halfway down, Isaac takes the gun and shoots the
> parrot. Isaac continues to plummet until he hits the bottom and breaks
> every bone in his body. Jacob shakes his head and says, "Ya, und I'm never
> trying dat parrotshooting either."
> BUT WAIT!!!!.....
> Jacob is just getting over the shock of losing two friends when Abe, the
> Chicken Boss, appears. He's carrying an old potato sack out of which he
> pulls a chicken -- one of those old layer hens. Abe then grasps the chicken
> by the legs holds it over his head and hurls himself off the bridge and
> disappears down and down until he hits hard and breaks his spine.
> Jacob
> shakes his head in sadness. "First der vas John wid his budgie jumping, den
> Isaac parrotshooting...... And now we've lost Abe from hengliding.

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