Friday, 20 March 2015

Joke - Missing Letter "R"

Missing Letter "R"

A young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned 
to helping the other monks in copying the old canons 
and laws of the church, by hand.
He notices, however, that all of the monks are 
copying from copies, not from the original manuscript. 
So, the new monk goes to the Old Abbot to question 
this, pointing out that if someone made even a small 
error in the first copy, it would never be picked up! 
In fact, that error would be continued in all of 
the subsequent copies.
The head monk, says, "We have been copying 
from the copies for centuries, but you make a 
good point, my son."
He goes down into the dark caves 
underneath the monastery where the original 
manuscripts are held as archives, 
in a locked vault that hasn't 
been opened for hundreds of years. 
Hours go by and nobody sees the Old Abbot.
So, the young monk gets worried and goes down to look for him. 
He sees him banging his head against the wall and wailing. 

"We missed the R! We missed the R!
We missed the bloody R!" 
His forehead is all bloody and bruised and he is crying uncontrollably. 
The young monk asks the old Abbot, "What's wrong, father?" 

With a choking voice, the old Abbot replies,

"The word was ....


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