A Catholic priest, an Indian doctor, a rich Chinese businessman and an
Italian fromNew Jersey were waiting one morning for a particularly slow
group of golfers in front of them.
The Italian from New Jersey fumed, "What's with those jerks? We're
waiting fifteen minutes between shots!'
The Indian doctor chimed in, 'I don't know, but I've never seen such
The Chinese businessman called out, 'Move it, time is money!'
The Catholic priest said, 'Here comes the greens keeper. Let's have a
word with him. Excuse me, sir!' said the priest, 'What's wrong with
that group ahead of us? They're rather slow, aren't they?'
The greens keeper replied, 'Oh, yes. That's a group of blind fire
fighters.They lost their sight saving our clubhouse from a fire last
year, so we always let them play for free anytime.'
The group fell silent for a moment.
The Catholic priest said, 'That's so sad. I think I will say a special
prayer for them tonight.'
The Indian doctor said, 'Good idea. I'm going to contact my
ophthalmologist colleague and see if there's anything that he might be
able to do for them.'
The Chinese businessman replied, 'I think I'll donate $50,000 to the
fire fighters union in honor of these brave souls!'
The Italian from New Jersey said, 'Why the can't they play at