A man was leaving a cafe with his morning coffee when he
noticed a most unusual funeral procession approaching the
A long black hearse was followed by a second long black hearse
about 50 feet behind the first. Behind the second hearse was
a solitary man walking his pitbull on a lead. Behind him was
a queue of 200 men walking in a single file. The man couldn't
stand the curiosity. He respectfully approached the man walking
the dog, "I am sorry for your loss, and I know now is a bad
time to disturb you, but I've never seen a funeral like this
with so many of you walking in a single file. Whose funeral
The man replied, "Well, that first hearse is for my wife."
"What happened to her?"
The man replied, "My pitbull attacked and killed her."
He inquired further, "Well, who is in the second hearse?"
The man answered, "My mother-in-law. She was trying to help
my wife when the dog turned on her."
A poignant and thoughtful moment of silence passes between
the two men.
"Can I borrow the Dog?" the inquisitive man asks.
"Get in line."