Don't make copies of copies

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by Nomad, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. Nomad

    Nomad Guest

    Why you shouldn't make copies of copies

    You see there once was...
    a young monk who was led to a new monastery. He is assigned to helping the other monks in copying the old canons and laws of the church by hand.

    He notices, however, that all of the monks are copying from copies, not from
    the original manuscript. So, the new monk goes to the head abbot to question
    this, pointing out that if someone made even a small error in the first
    copy, it would never be picked up! In fact, that error would be continued in
    all of the subsequent copies.

    The head monk, says, "We have been copying from the copies for centuries,
    but you make a good point, my son."

    He goes down into the dark caves underneath the monastery where the original
    manuscripts are held as archives in a locked vault that hasn't been opened
    for hundreds of years.

    Hours go by and nobody sees the old abbot . . So, the young monk gets
    worried and goes down to look for him. He sees him banging his head against
    the wall and wailing. "We missed the R ! We missed theR ! We missed the R !"

    His forehead is all bloody and bruised and he is crying uncontrollably. The
    young monk asks the old abbot, "What's wrong, father?"

    With A choking voice, the old abbot replies, "The word was...
  2. Big Bad Kitty

    Big Bad Kitty lolcat

    THAT is hilarious!!!!

    OMG that is so funny.
  3. trinityroyal

    trinityroyal Well-Known Member

  4. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I couldn't stop laughing!:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
  5. Star*

    Star* call 911

    OMG - I KNEW IT!!!!!!!!


  6. That was sooooooooooo funny!!!