IN A MANNER OF SPEAKING
This married man goes to confessional and he tells the priest,
"I had an
affair with a woman... almost."
The priest says, "What do you mean, almost?"
The man says "Well, we got undressed and rubbed together but
The priest replies, "Rubbing together is the same as putting
You're not to go near that woman again. Now say five Hail Marys and
in the poor box."
The man leaves the confessional, goes over and says his prayers, then
over to the poor box. He pauses for a moment and then starts to leave.
The priest, who was watching him, quickly runs over to him and says,
saw that, you didn't put any money in the poor box!"
The man replied, "Well Father, I rubbed up against it and you
said it was
the same as putting it in!"
[an error occurred while processing this directive]