Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Old Dogs Rule

A wealthy old gentleman decides to go on a hunting safari in Africa, taking his faithful, elderly Jack Russell terrier named Killer, along for the company.

One day the old Jack Russell starts chasing rabbits and before long, discovers that he's lost. Wandering about, he notices a leopard heading rapidly in his direction with the intention of having lunch. The old Jack Russell thinks, 'Oh, oh! I'm in deep doo-doo now!' Noticing some bones on the ground close by, he immediately settles down to chew on the bones with his back to the approaching cat. Just as the leopard is about to leap, the old Jack Russell exclaims loudly, 'Boy, that was one delicious leopard! I wonder if there are any more around here?'

Hearing this, the young leopard halts his attack in mid-strike, a look of terror comes over him and he slinks away into the trees. 'Whew!', says the leopard, 'That was close! That old Jack Russell nearly had me!'

Meanwhile, a monkey who had been watching the whole scene from a nearby tree, figures he can put this knowledge to good use and trade it for protection from the leopard. So off he goes, but the old Jack Russell sees him heading after the leopard with great speed, and figures that something must be up.

The monkey soon catches up with the leopard, spills the beans and strikes a deal for himself with the leopard. The young leopard is furious at being made a fool of and says, 'Here, monkey, hop on my back and see what's going to happen to that conniving canine!

Now, the old Jack Russell sees the leopard coming with the monkey on his back and thinks, 'What am I going to do now?', but instead of running, the dog sits down with his back to his attackers, pretending he hasn't seen them yet, and just when they get close enough to hear, the old Jack Russell says...

'Where's that damn monkey? I sent him off an hour ago to bring me another leopard!'

Moral of this story:
Don't mess with the old dogs -- Age and Skill will always overcome Youth and Treachery! Bullshit and Brilliance only come with age and experience.
Tags: Old Dogs, Jack Russell Terrier, Leopard, Youth, Treachery, Bullshit, Humour, Funny

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4 Comments:

Blogger T T Tan said...

very interesting article :) Thanks for sharing.

09 June, 2009 12:32  
Blogger Sweet Jasmine said...

Nice story. The older you get the wiser you become...

09 June, 2009 18:30  
Blogger Kess And Her Mama said...

Hi. I saw the catchy title of your post on Sweet Jasmine's blog list and came over. What a great story.

10 June, 2009 13:05  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

tt tan - glad u enjoyed it

jasmine - hopefully but some old people have lots of ego too

kess & her mama - (what's the real name here hehe) i thot so and that's why i posted it

24 June, 2009 22:11  

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