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Malarky Monday 3

Malarky Monday, altar boy, funny, truth

‘Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I have been with a loose girl.’
The priest asks,
‘Is that you, little Joey Pagano ?’

‘Yes, Father, it is.’

‘And who was the girl you were with?’

‘I can’t tell you, Father. I don’t want to ruin her reputation.’

“Well, Joey, I’m sure to find out her name sooner or later. Was it Tina Minetti?’

‘I cannot say.’

‘Was it Teresa Mazzarelli?’

‘I’ll never tell.’

‘Was it Nina Capelli?’

‘I’m sorry, but I cannot name her.’

‘Was it Cathy Piriano?’

‘My lips are sealed.’

‘Was it Rosa DiAngelo, then?’

‘Please, Father, I cannot tell you.’

The priest sighs in frustration.

‘You’re very tight lipped, and I admire that. But you’ve sinned and have to atone.
You cannot be an altar boy now for 4 months. Now you go and behave yourself.’

Joey walks back to his pew, and his friend Franco slides over and whispers
‘What’d you get?’

‘Four months vacation and five good leads.’


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One more for the road:

Happy MM, folks.
Seize the day by whatever means are available!

Please visit my fellow Malarkers for a hoot and a toot!



  1. A oldie but a goody. I love that joke, it always gives me a laugh.

    .-= Burnie´s last blog ..Malarky Monday (Unfit Parenting) =-.

  2. How dumb are some people???? Gawd!!!
    I have heard the joke before but I laugh every time I hear {read} it all the same.
    And love the nails!
    Reminds me of you and “Nail. Meet head”
    Great job ~m…this is fun, even if we do only do it for ourselves…
    .-= anonymum´s last blog ..Malarky Monday =-.

  3. Cute-very cute!

  4. “Somedays you’re the hammer, other days you’re the nail. The question is would you rather get hammered or nailed?” 😉 That’s what I think whenever I see that last cartoon. Thanks for the funnies!

    Rather get nailed while hammered, truth be told . . . 😉

    .-= Mrs. V´s last blog ..Do People Realize… =-.

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