The Donkey

Boudreaux left Newfoundland and moved to Toronto and bought a donkey from an old farmer for $100.

The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day.

The next day, the farmer drove up and said, "I'm sorry, but I have some bad news... the donkey died last night."

"Well, den" said Boudreaux, "Jus' give my money back, yeah."

"I can't do that Sir, I went and spent it already."

"OK, den. Jus' unload dat donkey."

"What are you gonna do with him?"

"I'm gon-to raffle him off."

"You can't raffle a dead donkey, you dumb Newfie!"

"Well dats where you wrong. You wait you an' you learn how smart we Newfie's are!"

A month later the farmer ran into the Newfie and asked, "What happened with that dead donkey?"

"I raffled dat donkey off. I sold 500 tickets at two dollars apiece and made $998."

"Didn't anyone complain?"

"Just dat guy who won. So I gave him his two dollars back."

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