HumorA Scout Master was teaching
his boy scouts about survival in the desert. “What are the three most
important things you should bring with you in case you get lost in the
desert?” he asked.

Several hands went up, and
many important things were suggested such as food, matches, etc. Then one
little boy in the back eagerly raised his hand.

“Yes Timmy, what are
the three most important things you would bring with you?” asked the Scout

Timmy replied: “A
compass, a canteen of water, and a deck of cards.”

“Why’s that,

“Well,” answered
Timmy, “the compass is to find the right direction, the water is to
prevent dehydration…”

“And what about the
deck of cards?” asked the Scout Master impatiently.

“Well, sir, as soon as
you start playing Solitaire, someone is bound to come up behind you and say,
“Put that red nine on top of that black ten!'”
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