Once there was a little boy who lived in the country. The family had to use
an outhouse, and the little boy hated it because it was so hot in the summer
and freezing cold in the winter and stank all the time.
The outhouse was sitting on the bank of a creek and the boy was determined
that one day he would push that old Outhouse straight into the creek.
One day after a spring rain, the creek was swollen so the little boy decided today
was the day to push the outhouse into the creek. He found a large stick and started pushing.
Finally, the outhouse toppled into the creek and floated away.
That night his dad told him they were going to the woodshed after
Supper. Knowing that meant a spanking, the little boy asked why.
The dad replied, "Someone pushed the outhouse into the creek today. It
Was you, wasn't it son?" The boy answered yes. Then he thought a moment and said, "Dad, I read
In school today that George Washington chopped down a cherry tree and didn't get into trouble
because he told the truth.
"The dad replied, "Well, son, George Washington's father wasn't in the cherry tree."