Harry: What’s green, hangs on the wall, and whistles?

Stanley: I don’t know. What’s green, hangs on the wall, and whistles?

Harry: A herring.

Stanley: But … a herring Isn’t green!

Harry: Nu, so you could paint it green.

Stanley: But a herring doesn’t hang on the wall!

Harry: Nu, so you could hang it on the wall.

Stanley: But a herring doesn’t whistle!

Harry: Ok, so it doesn’t whistle.

~ From: Hey Waiter… There’s God in My Soup!, by Simcha (Sam) Krause.
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