The Lottery Win

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Friday, 11 November 2011

Little Johnny and his father ran a one-mule farm and barely eked out a living. One day, Little Johnny hit the lottery, winning $50,000. He burned rubber into town, collected his money, and burned more rubber all the way back home, where he told his father the good news and handed him a $50 bill.

The father looked at the money for a moment and then said, "Little Johnny, you know I've always been careful with what little money we had. I didn't spend it on whiskey or women or frivolous things. In fact, I couldn't even afford a license to legally marry your Ma."

"Pa!" Little Johnny exclaimed, "do you know what that makes me?"

"Sure do," said the father, fingering the fifty-dollar bill, "and a cheap one too!"

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