127、Wit can gain a breakfast 机智得早餐

Pat O'Burke was a poor Irishman with a large family and one morning, waking up early from cold and hunger, he decided to go shooting in a wood near his cottage.The wood belonged to Lord Northwood, a

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128、诚实

Before, very few foreigners visited the southem foot of Himalayas. Then, many Japanese went there. It is said that this is because of the honesty of a small boy.One day, some Japanese photographers as

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129、Spaghetti 意大利面条

A doctor was having an affair with his nurse. Shortly afterward, she told him she was pregnant. Not wanting his wife to know he gave the nurse a sum of money and asked her to go to Italy and have the

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130、一个睡觉的地方

By the time John pulled into the little town, every hotel room was taken. You've got to have a room somewhere. he pleaded. Or just a bed--I don't care where.Well, I do have a double room with one oc

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131、Always Sitting Behind You 总是坐在你身后

Mr. Smith lived in the country, but he worked in an office in the big city, so five days a week he went to work by train every morning and came home the same way.One morning he was reading his newspap

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132、The third,you may 第三只鸡留着自己吃

A rich farmer's son, who had been bred at the university, always came at Christmas, to visit his father and mother.One evening, they were all three at supper, and two fowls having been served up, he

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133、Horrible Deaths

Three men were standing in line to get into heaven one day. Apparently it had been a pretty busy day, though, so St. Peter had to tell the first one, Heaven's getting pretty close to full today, and

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134、地狱来信

An Illinois man left the snowballed streets of Chicago for a vacation in Florida. His wife was on a business trip and was planning to meet him there the next day. When he reached his hotel, he decided

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135、Navajo message for the moon 纳瓦伙族人给月球的讯息

When NASA was preparing for the Apollo Project, it took the astronauts to a Navajo reservation in Arizona for training. One day, a Navajo elder and his son came across the space crew, who were walking

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136、Hercules and Plutus 赫拉克勒斯和财神

When Hercules was received among the gods and was entertained at a banquet by Jupiter, he responded courteously to the greetings of all with the exception of Plutus, the god of wealth. When Plutus app

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137、A nice stone 上好的石头

Sometime after Paul died, his widow, Lily, was finally able to speak about what a thoughtful and wonderful man her late husband had been.Paul thought of everything, she told her friends. Just before h

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138、A young thief and his mother 小偷和他的母亲

A young man was caught stealing, and sentenced to death three days later.He wanted to speak with his mother before the execution. Of course this was granted.When his mother came to him, he said, I wan

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139、The big oven 大火炉

Once upon a time a man had a big house, and in the house there was a big oven, but this man's family was small -- only himself and his wife. When winter came, the man tried to keep his oven going all

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140、A Bad Doctor 庸医

A man walked into a doctor's examining room.Put out your tongue, the doctor said.The man put out his tongue and the doctor said.O.K. You can put your tongue back now. the doctor said. It's clear wh

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141、The father and his daughters 父亲和他的女儿

A man had two daughters, one of whom he gave in marriage to a gardener, and the other to a potter. After a time he thought he would go and see how they were getting on, and first he went to the garden

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142、The bald huntsman 秃头的猎人

A man who had lost all his hair took to wearing a wig. One day he went out hunting. It was blowing rather hard at the time, and he hadn't gone far before a gust of wind caught his hat and carried it

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143、The debtor and his sow 欠债人和母猪

A man of Athens fell into debt and was pressed for the money by his creditor; but he had no means of paying at the time, so he begged for delay. But the creditor refused and said he must pay at once.

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144、The two soldiers and the rob 两个士兵和强盗

Two soldiers travelling together were set upon by a robber. One of them ran away, but the other stood his ground, and laid about him so lustily with his sword that the robber was fain to fly and leave

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