Woke last night to the sensation of something scurrying across my abdomen. Swatted instinctively, felt a handful of… something. Carried it into the bathroom, hit the light, and found a dead centipede in my hand.
A blind rabbit was hopping through the woods, tripping over logs and crashing
into trees. At the same time, a blind snake was slithering through the same
forest, with identical results. They chanced to collide head-on in a clearing.
“Please excuse me, sir, I’m blind and I bumped into you accidentally,”
apologized the rabbit.
“That’s quite all right,” replied the snake, “I have the same
“All my life I’ve been wondering what I am,” said the rabbit, “Do
you think you could help me find out?”
“I’ll try,” said the snake. He gently coiled himself around the
rabbit. “Well, you’re covered with soft fur, you have a little fluffy tail
and long ears. You’re… hmmm… you’re probably a bunny rabbit!”
“Great!” said the rabbit. “Thanks, I really owe you one!”
“Well,” replied the snake, “I don’t know what I am, either. Do you
suppose you could try and tell me?”
The rabbit ran his paws all over the snake. “Well, you’re low, cold
and slimey…” And, as he ran one paw underneath the snake, “and you have
no balls. You must be an attorney!”