Lost in a Desert


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Joke ID#9647
Funny (2.46)
Rating (0.72)
CategoryOther / Misc  
Submitted Byenderofgames
Corrected By boodler
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A man is lost in the desert. He used up the last of his water three days ago and he's lying, gasping, on the sand, when in the distance he suddenly hears a voice calling "Mush! Mush!"

Not trusting his ears he turns his head and there it is again, closer this time -- "Mush! Mush!"

Propping himself up on one elbow he squints against the sun and sees, of all things, an Eskimo in a fur coat driving a sled with a team of huskies across the dunes. Thinking that it's a hallucination, he blinks and shakes his head, but it's for real! He painfully lifts one arm and in a cracked voice calls, "He-elp!"

The Eskimo pulls the sled up by him, the huskies panting in the heat, and he says to the Eskimo, "I don't know what you're doing here, or why, but thank God you are! I've been wandering around this desert for days, my water's all gone and I'm completely lost!"

The perspiring Eskimo looks down at him and says, "You think YOU'RE lost!"




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Posted by schatzy228 Jan 30, 2006

very funny, goes into my favs

Comment score: 2  

Posted by celanba Mar 13, 2006

in a desert without water you would actually die within two days

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Posted by EnderofGames Mar 19, 2006

It depends on how fast you'd die to how hot it is. There are deserts in Antarctica, and it would probably lenthen your life to 4 days instead of 3. In the Sahara, 2 is lucky, though.

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Posted by lyris Apr 07, 2006

What was that for?

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Posted by scouttrooper Jul 20, 2006

I saw that joke word for word in a Reader's Digest.

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