A priest is walking by a pier near his church. He looks around
stops to watch a fisherman load his boat. The fisherman
notices, and asks
the priest if he would like to join him for a couple of hours.
The fisherman asks if the priest has ever fished before, to
priest says no. He baits the hook for him and says, "Give it a
father". After a few minutes, the priest hooks a big fish and
get it in the boat.
The fisherman says "Whoa, what a big sonofabitch!"
Priest: "Uh, please sir, can you mind your language?"
Fisherman, thinking quickly: "I'm sorry father, but that's what
is called - a sonofabitch!"
Priest: "Oh I'm sorry - I didn't know."
After the trip, the priest brings the fish to the church and
Priest: "Eminence, look at this big sonofabitch!"
Bishop: "Please Father, mind your language, this is a house of
Priest: "No, you don't understand - that's what this fish is
called, and I
caught it. I caught this sonofabitch!"
Bishop: "Hmmm. You know, I could clean this sonofabitch and we
for dinner." So the Bishop takes the fish and cleans it, and
brings it to
Mother Superior at the convent...
Bishop: "Mother Superior could you cook this sonofabitch for
Mother Superior: "My lord, what language!"
Bishop: "No, Sister, that's what the fish is called - a
caught it, I cleaned it, and we'd like you to cook it."
Mother Superior: "Hmmm. Yes, I'll cook the sonofabitch
Well, the Pope stops by for dinner with the three of them, and
the fish is great. He asks where they got it.
Priest: "I caught the sonofabitch!"
Bishop: "And I cleaned the sonofabitch!"
Mother Superior: And I cooked the sonofabitch!"
The Pope stares at them for a minute with a steely gaze, but
then takes off
his hat, puts his feet up on the table, and says, "You know, you