All posts tagged Vernon Balbert

The Hunting Bet

This is a variant of an old shaggy. The author, Vernon Balbert [] says, “Okay, I don’t give up easily. You probably have this one, too, but what the heck?”

In the days when the British ruled much of the world and had many holdings in Africa, two hunters discussed each others’ prowess at bagging wild game. Because neither would admit the other was the better hunter, they decided to make a wager. A gentleman’s bet, the wager was not … Read the rest...