A team of archaeologists were excavating in Israel when they came upon
a cave. Written across the wall of the cave were the following
symbols, in this order of appearance: A woman, a donkey, a shovel, a
fish, and a Star of David. They decided that this was a unique find
and the writings were at least three thousand years old. They chopped
out the piece of stone and had it brought to the museum where
archaeologists from all over the world came to study the ancient
symbols. They held a huge meeting after months of conferences to
discuss the meaning of the markings.
The President of the society stood up and pointed at the first drawing
and said: "This looks like a woman. We can judge that this race was
family oriented and held women in high esteem. You can also tell
they were intelligent, as the next symbol resembles a donkey, so,
they were smart enough to have animals help them till the soil."
"The next drawing looks like a shovel of some sort, which means they
even had tools to help them."
"Even further proof of their high intelligence is the fish which means
that if a famine had hit the earth, whereby the food didn't grow, they
would take to the sea for food."
"The last symbol appears to be the Star of David which means they were
The audience applauded enthusiastically.
Suddenly a little old Jewish man stood up in the back of the room and
said, "Idiots! Hebrew is read from right to left. It says: "Holy
Mackerel, Dig The Ass On That Woman!"