A young man dies and goes to Heaven, where he finds he is third in
line at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter is taking a much-needed break, so an angel
is admitting the newly arrived to Heaven.
The angel tells the three new arrivals that because so many drug
dealers and other criminals have managed to sneak into Heaven that St. Peter
must now be a little
stricter with the screening process. Each person is required to state his former occupation and tell his or her yearly salary.
The first man in line says, “I was an actor, and I earned $5 million
The angel says, “Okay, you may enter.”
He turns to the woman in line and asks her about her life.
She states, “I earned $250,000 as an attorney.” The angel thinks
for a moment and then lets her in, too.
He turns to the third one in line and asks, “What have you done with
The man replies, “I earned $15,000 last year . . .”
“Oh,” the angel interrupts. “What did you teach?”
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