September 27th, 2006, 02:59 PM
Elephants and Newfies
An Elephant Joke
A Newfoundlander living in Toronto decided to visit the Scarborough zoo. While there, he saw a man with an elephant act. The man claimed the elephant could look at a person and tell that person's age. The Newfie was very skeptical and said so, in no uncertain terms. The trainer had the elephant look at a small boy, and the elephant stamped its foot 9 times. Is that right?" he asked the boy. "Oh yes," the boy said. The Newfie was very loud in expressing his disbelief so the man asked the elephant to tell the ages of several other people, and each time the elephant stamped his foot, the people said he was correct. The Newfie got even louder and more abusive toward the man. Finally, the trainer could take it no longer, and offered to bet the Newfie that the elephant could look at him and tell him his age. The Newfie accepted the wager. The elephant looked very closely at the skeptical Newfie, then turned around, raised his tail and broke wind like you wouldn't believe. Then he stomped his foot twice. The Newfie stumbled back, amazed, and with a sound of disbelief in his voice, cried, "Lard tunderin' Jaysus b'y, he's right... ...... I'm farty-two
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