Chuckle of the Week
And God populated the earth with broccoli and cauliflower and spinach
and green and yellow vegetables of all kinds, so Man and Woman would live
long and healthy lives.
And Satan created McDonald's. And McDonald's brought forth the 99-cent
double-cheeseburger. And Satan said to Man, "You want fries with that?" And
Man said, "Super size them." And Man gained pounds.
And God created the healthful yogurt, that woman might keep her figure
that man found so fair. And Satan froze the yogurt, and he brought forth
chocolate, nuts and brightly colored sprinkle candy to put on the yogurt.
And woman gained pounds.
And God said, "Try my crispy fresh salad." And Satan brought forth
creamy dressings, bacon bits,
and shredded cheese. And there was ice cream for dessert. And woman
And God said, "I have sent your heart healthy vegetables and olive oil
with which to cook them."
And Satan brought forth chicken-fried steak from Cracker Barrel so big it
needed its own platter And Man gained pounds, and his bad cholesterol went
through the roof.
And God brought forth running shoes, and Man resolved to lose those
And Satan brought forth cable TV with remote control so Man would not
have to toil to change channels between ESPN and ESPN2. And Man gained
And God said, "You're running up the score, Devil." And God brought
forth the potato, a vegetable naturally low in fat and brimming with
And Satan peeled off the healthful skin and sliced the starchy center
into chips and deep-fat fried them. And he created sour cream dip
also. And Man clutched his remote control and ate the potato chips swaddled
And Satan saw and said, "It is good."
And Man went into cardiac arrest.
And God sighed and created quadruple bypass surgery.....
And Satan created HMOs...
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