Tuesday, January 01, 2008

The Fearless Aging Explorer

A young reporter went to a retirement home to interview an aged but
legendary explorer.

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 same."

The old explorer said, "No, not then -- just now, when I went

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