IRISH FISHING

       It was raining hard and a big puddle had formed in front of the little Irish pub.

 
An old man stood beside the puddle holding a stick with a string on the end and jiggled it up and down in the water.
 
A curious gentleman asked what he was doing.
 
‘Fishing,’ replied the old man.
 
‘Poor old fool’ thought the gentleman, so he invited the old man to have a drink in the pub.
 
Feeling he should start some conversation while they were sipping their whisky, the gentleman asked, ‘And how many have you caught today?’
 
‘You’re the eighth,’  he replied!
Funny, no? Got that in my email today, and wanted to share it with the good folks at WP.

About Zakiah

I write poetry and some fiction, have a book that was published in 2012. . . Stray Thoughts/Winged Words. I have four grandchildren, ages 16 and half to almost 16 months. I love the ocean, and grew up along the Indian Ocean in South India. I am a retired physician. Don't know much else to say. Thanks for reading. That has been my profile for so many years. My daughter Saadia a great poet and story teller, has two sons; the oldest grandson is now 21 years old, doing architectural engineering at Missouri S&T in Rolla MO. His younger brother is almost 16 and taking driving lessons seriously and is in High School. The other two grandsons, children of my son Sayeed, are 9 and 5. I have recently published another book titled Gulistan, A home of Flowers. It has stories and memories of my childhood and of a distant land which I still consider as my HOME., even though I have lived here in the US for more than fifty years. Hope to see you on my blog.
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10 Responses to IRISH FISHING

  1. Humor_Me_Now says:

    Reminds me of a story is a college sales class. I salesman goes into an executives office and asks,’I guess you don’t want to buy a small life insurance policy do you?” The executive was outraged at this pathetic sales pitch. The executive told him how to do it properly and bought a $100,000 policy to encourage him. The salesman goes back to the office and his boss asks how he did. I sold ten policies today to executives wanting me learn how to really sell.

  2. Humor_Me_Now says:

    Good for you!!!!

  3. sunsetdragon says:

    yes funny and I am still laughing. 😀

  4. HA! Creative-smart-old Dude!!! 😀 That is so funny! 😀
    HUGS!!! 🙂

  5. kaylar says:

    heh. we irish. a bit of blarney. 😉 i like frank’s story, too. 😀

  6. hee hee… I should try this sometime.

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