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Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 10:35:37 -0300 (ADT)
From: I'm a Gination
Subject: BLAGUES-L: One of life's mysteries

Date: Fri, 19 Mar 1999 07:11:01 -0500
From: Guru

A man wonders if having sex on the Sabbath is a sin because he is not sure
if sex is work or play. He asks a priest for his opinion on this question.

The priest says after consulting the Bible, "My son, after an exhaustive
search I am positive sex is work and is not permitted the Sabbath."

The man thinks: " What does a priest know about sex?" He goes to
minister...  a married man, experienced..for the answer.

He queries the minister and receives the same reply. Sex is work and not
for the Sabbath!

Not pleased with the reply, he seeks out the ultimate authority -- a man
of thousands of years tradition and knowledge: a rabbi.

The rabbi ponders the question and states, "My son, sex is definitely

The man replies, "Rabbi, how can you be so sure when so many others tell
me sex is work?!"

The rabbi softly speaks, " If sex were wife would have the maid
do it."

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