Joke of the Day: Stealing a Hat

There was
this lay-about man, Lanwa Adekogbe
who had misplaced his hat and could not figure out when and where last he wore
it. He felt that the simplest way to replace it was to go to church and steal
one from the cloakroom where ‘lost but found articles’ were kept.

On the
fateful Sunday, when he was in church, he listened to the vicar’s sermon on the
Ten Commandments. After the service,
on coming out, he was greeted by the Vicar. Then he said to the Vicar,

“Do you know you have saved me from
committing a sin? I came here this morning with the intention of stealing a
hat, but after listening to your sermon, I changed my mind”
“That’s great” said the Vicar, feeling elated. “Please, let me know what I said in
particular that
made you change your
“When you said, “Though shall
not commit adultery”, I suddenly remembered where I have left my hat at Aunty Becky’s place and I decided
against stealing another person’s hat”
 (Culled from the book First
Hundred Jokes of Our Time
by Olaleye


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