The reporter asked the old man to tell him the most frightening
experience he had ever had.
The old explorer said, "Once I was hunting Bengal tigers in the
jungles of India. I was on a narrow path and my faithful native gun
bearer was behind me. Suddenly the largest tiger I have ever seen
leaped onto the path in front of us. I turned to get my weapon only to
find the native had fled. The tiger lept toward me with a mighty
ROARRRR! I just shit in my pants!!"
The reporter said, "Under those circumstances, anyone would have done
The old explorer said, "No, not then -- just now, when I went