Best Laid Plans

This was posted by Sam Voeller on alt.callahans. The author is unknown.

To begin this story, we must imagine an English castle under siege by a large part of the French Army. Not only was the castle under siege, but large scaling ladders were being built in full sight of the defenders. It did look bleak for the good guys.

In the nick of time, one of the defenders, Sir Bedevere, offered to bring in a large family of jokesters he knew. They were to get the Frenchmen laughing so hard that they’d fall off the ladders as they tried to swarm the castle.

“I don’t understand. How in the world can you do that?” asked the king.

“I have a punning clan, milord…”

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