Yogi Berra and the Pope Chat on Twitter

Written by Gail Farrelly

Monday, 4 February 2013

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Yogi had the Pope in the palm of his hand.

Breaking News Two of the world's most famous men have just engaged in a Twitter chat. The Spoof is pleased to bring you the text.

Pope: Yo, Yogi. Bless you, my son.

Yogi: Grazie, Holy Father, but I didn't sneeze. Finally, we can chat. Hard 2 get a conversation going around here. Everybody's talking 2 much.

Pope: Si, si, I know what you mean. What are you doing today, Yogi?

Yogi: Packing my shopping bags for a trip. I'm going away for a few days tomorrow.

Pope: Um, shopping bags. Why shopping bags?

Yogi: Shopping bags are good enough. Why buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel!

Pope: Just don't get lost. Make sure you get good directions before you leave.

Yogi: Righto, I will. You got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.

Pope: Good point. Hope you have a good trip, Yogi. Go with God.

Yogi: No can do. You see, I'm going with Carmen. Grazie anyway. Oops, Carmen is calling me 4 dinner. What are you having 4 dinner, Holy Father?

Pope: Not sure. The nun who used to cook for me quit. She said the Vatican was being mean to her. I guess I'll order myself a pizza.

Yogi: If you're really hungry, Holy Father, tell them to cut it into 8 slices, not 6. My last words 4 today? The future ain't what it used to be.

Pope: Whatever. Ciao, Yogi.

The Pope's post-chat comment to an assistant: "Mamma mia! What a birdbrain. if he tweets again, tweet him back and tell him I'm saying my prayers."

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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