Lawyer - The Guru, The Rabbi, And The Lawyer
A guru, rabbi, and lawyer were all traveling to a rather far-off destination. It was quickly approaching full dark and they had yet to find a place to stay for that night. They finally spotted a farmhouse a slight distance away. Beside the farmhouse was a rather large barn. Walking over to the farmhouse, they knocked on the door and asked the farmer if they could room there overnight.
?Sure,? the farmer replied. ?But I only can put two of you up in the house. One of you will have to sleep in the barn.?
?I?ll go sleep in the barn,? the rabbi said genially, and so off he went while the other two followed the farmer inside. Ten minutes passed, and the farmer heard a knock on his door. He opened the door to see the rabbi standing there.
?I can?t sleep in your barn,? the rabbi stated flatly. ?You have a pig in your barn, and I just can?t sleep under the same roof as a pig.? The guru then volunteered to go sleep in the barn. Ten more minutes passed, and the farmer heard another knock on his door. He opened it to find the guru standing on his doorstep.
?I, too, can?t sleep in your barn,? the guru told him. ?You have a cow in your barn, and I can?t sleep under the same roof as a cow.? The farmer looked rather puzzled.
?I?ll go sleep in the barn then,? the lawyer stated cheerfully. The farmer, relieved at the lawyer?s cheerful attitude, closed the door, thinking the problem solved. Ten minutes later however, there was yet another knock on the door. The farmer sighed and opened the door--and found his pig and cow on the doorstep...