Apropos of Nothing

May 26, 2008

Tree Hugging

Filed under: Humour — aproposofnothing @ 12:09 am

A woman from Los Angeles, who was a tree hugger and an anti-hunter,
purchased a piece of timberland.
There was a large tree on one of the highest points in the tract.
She wanted a good view of the natural splendor of her land
so she started to climb the big tree.
As she neared the top she encountered a spotted owl that attacked her.
In her haste to escape, the woman slid down the tree to the ground
and got many splinters in her crotch.
In considerable pain, she hurried to the nearest doctor.
She told him she was an environmentalist and an anti-hunter
and how she came to get all the splinters.
The doctor listened to her story with great patience
and then told her to go into the examining room
and he would see if he could help her.
She sat and waited three hours before the doctor reappeared.
The angry woman demanded,
“What took you so long?”
He smiled and then told her,
“Well, I had to get permits from the Environmental Protection Agency,
the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management
before I could remove old-growth timber from a recreational area.
I’m sorry, but they turned me down.”


Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: