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ETHNIC JOKE

WHEN COLUMBUS LANDED HE HAD THE HONOR OF BEING THE FIRST TO STEP
ASHORE. AS HE STEPPED ONTO THE BEACH HE NOTICED SOME INDIANS
HIDING BEHIND TREES AND WATCHING HIM. HE KNEW THE FIRST RULE FOR AN
EXPLORER WAS TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE NATIVES. SO HE GAVE THE
STRAIGHT ARM SALUTE AND SAID "HI, BISON, COMO STA?" ONE INDIAN
LOOKED AT ANOTHER AND SAID, "HOW DO YOU LIKE THAT? NOW WE HAVE TO
MOVE AGAIN, THIS NEIGHBORHOOD IS GOING TO POT."

Where learned: FLORIDA ; KEY BISCAYNE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 09-00-1981

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