[Jokes] Archery fun

Richard.Andrews at arm.com Richard.Andrews at arm.com
Fri Mar 8 09:30:41 GMT 2002

A duke is hunting in a forest with his men-at-arms and servants
when he comes upon a tree. Archery targets are painted all
over it, and smack in the middle of each is an arrow.
"Who is this incredibly fine archer?" cries the duke. "I must
find him."
After continuing through the forest for a few miles, he comes
across a small boy carrying a bow and arrow. Eventually the
boy admits that it was he who
shot the arrows plumb in the center of all the targets.
"You didn't just walk up to the targets and hammer the arrows
into the middle, did you?" asks the duke worriedly.
"No my lord. I shot them from 100 paces. I swear it by all that
I hold holy."
"That is truly astonishing," says the duke. "I hereby admit you
into my service. But I must ask one favor in return. You must
tell me how you came to be such an outstanding shot."
"Well," said the boy, "first I fire the arrow at the tree, and
then I paint the target around it."

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