Magazine article VFW Magazine

Jest a Minute

Magazine article VFW Magazine

Jest a Minute

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* Bob and Chuck rented a bass boat and went fishing. At dusk, Bob mentioned they should head in since they were a long way from their cabin. Because of the luck they had, they agreed that it would be nice if they could return to the same spot.

"I know how we can find the same spot! I'll mark an 'X' in the bottom of the boat," Chuck said.

Bob thought for a moment and said, "What if we don't rent the same boat?"

Bob Burrill, Austin, Texas

* A tough old Montana cowboy once told his grandson that, if he wanted to live a long life, the secret was to sprinkle a little gunpowder on his oatmeal every morning.

The grandson did this religiously, and he lived to the age of 93. When he died he left 14 children, 28 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren ... and a 15-foot hole in the wall of the crematorium.

Gus Wacker, Roundup, Mont.

* Two old vets were out for a Saturday stroll with their dogs. Frank had a Doberman pinscher and George had a Chihuahua.

As they made their way down the street, they spotted a pub on the corner. …

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