The train was quite crowded, so a Redneck
U. S. Marine walked the entire length looking for a
seat, but the only seat left was taken by a well
dressed, middle-aged, French woman's poodle. The
war-weary Marine asked, 'Ma'am, may I have that
seat?'The French woman just sniffed and said to no one
in particular, 'Americans are so rude. My little Fifi is
using that seat.'
The Marine walked the entire train again,
but the only seat left was under that dog. 'Please,
ma'am. May I sit down? I'm very tired. 'She
snorted, 'Not only are you Americans rude, you are also
This time the Marine didn't say a word;
he just picked up the little dog, tossed it out the
train window, and sat down. The woman shrieked,
'Someone must defend my honour! this American should be
put in his place!'
An English gentleman sitting nearby spoke
up, 'Sir, you Americans often
seem to have a penchant for doing the wrong thing. You
hold the fork in the wrong
hand. You drive your autos on the wrong side of the
road. And now, sir, you seem to have thrown the wrong
bitch out the window.