A stranger was seated next to a little girl on an
airplane, the stranger turned to her and said,
I've heard that flights go quicker if you
strike up a conversation with your fellow passenger.
The little girl said to the stranger, What would you
like to talk about?
I don't know, said the stranger. How about
Gun control? he smiles.
OK she said. That could be an interesting topic.
But let me ask you a question first. A horse, a cow,
and a deer all eat the same stuff -grass. Yet a
deer excretes little pellets, while a cow turns out a
flat patty, and a horse produces clumps of dried
grass. Why do you suppose that is?
The stranger, visibly surprised by the little girl's
intelligence, thinks about it and says, Hmmm, I have
To which the little girl replies, Do you really feel
qualified to discuss Gun Control when you don't know shit?
Moral here is Be Prepared, you never know when you will be in just a plain old battle of whits. Arm your mind as well.