this is one of my favorites
A team of archaeologists was excavating in Israel when they came upon
a cave. Written on the wall of the cave were the following symbols in
order of appearance.
1. A woman
2. A donkey
3. A shovel
4. A fish
5. A Star of David
They decided that this was a unique find and the writings were at least
more than three thousand years old. They chopped out the piece of stone
and had it brought to the museum where archaeologists from all over the
world came to study the ancient symbols.
They held a huge meeting after months of conferences to discuss what
they could agree was the meaning of the markings. The President of their
society stood up and pointed at the first drawing and said:
"This looks like a woman. We can judge that this race was family
oriented and held women in high esteem." "You can also tell they were
intelligent, as the next symbol resembles a donkey, so, they were smart
enough to have animals help them till the soil. The next drawing looks
like a shovel of some sort, which means they even had tools to help them."
"Even further proof of their high intelligence is the fish which means
that if they had a famine hit the earth, whereby the food didn't grow,
they would take to the sea for food."
"The last symbol appears to be the Star of David which means they were
The audience applauded enthusiastically and the President smiled and
said, "I'm glad to see that you are all in full agreement with our
"Suddenly a little old man stood up in the back of the room and said,
"I object to every word. The explanation of what the writings say is
quite simple. First of all, everyone knows that Hebrews don't read from
left to right, but from right to left...
Now, look again...It now says:
"'Holy Mackerel, Dig The *** On That Woman!'"