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Boy Tips Outhouse with Dad Inside

Once there was a little boy who lived in the country. For facilities, the family had to use an outhouse—and the little boy hated it—because it was hot in the summer and cold in the winter and stunk all the time.

The outhouse was sitting on the bank of a creek and the little boy was determined that one day he would push that outhouse into the water. One day after the spring rain the creek was swollen so the little boy decided that today was the day to push the outhouse into the creek. So he got a large stick and pushed. Finally the outhouse toppled into the swollen creek and floated away. That night the father confronted his son and said, "Someone pushed the outhouse into the creek today. It was you, wasn't it son?"

"Yes," the boy answered.

Then he though a moment and said, "Dad, I read in school today that George Washington chopped down a cherry tree and didn't get into trouble because he told the truth." The father replied, "Well son, George Washington's father wasn't in that cherry tree."

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