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A Joke from the 20th Century

Late Congressman Charles Stenholm, a distinguished Christian statesman from Ericksdahl (near Stamford) popularized the yarn in Texas, claiming that it originated in Washington, DC. It was during more civil times, when Republicans and Democrats not only talked to each other, but shared jokes across the aisle.That the joke has whiskers is further linked to the “good old days” because it was shared at Super Bowls featuring the Dallas Cowboys. It was back when there was little argument but that the Cowboys were “America’s team.” Yes indeed, it was a LONG time ago.Here’s the joke: The youth minister of a church ...

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