|An Irish priest was at the altar one dreary Sunday morning, addressing his congregation, vehement that alcohol was the work of the devil.|
"As an example," he stated during his sermon, "If you were to lead a donkey to a bowl of water and a bowl of whiskey, from which would he drink?"
Grizzly old Mike at the back of the church spoke up, "Aye, Father, for sure he'd drink from the bowl of water."
The priest, elated, said, "Very good, my son. And can you tell me why he'd drink from the bowl of water?"
"Sure I can tell you why, Father." replied Mike, "Because he's an ass...."