Then there was this preacher's wife and
her husband's favorite dish was country ham.
One day he said,"Woman go down to the store
and get me some country ham for dinner."
got up, got in the car, and drove to the
store to get him his ham. When she got there
she went to the back where the meat was. she
said, "I'll have some country ham please."
butcher looked at her and said "Sorry ma'am we
are all out of country ham, but we do have
Her eyes got big and she slaped him
in the face. "Don't you curse at me boy", she
"No, ma'am. that's the name of the ham."
"I'm sorry", she said, and embarassed over her mistake, she
bought the ham.
That evning she made the ham for dinner.
Her husband the preacher took one bite and
said "This is not my
country ham woman!"
"I know it's
damn ham", she said.
Well that made the preacher very
mad, but before he blew up at her she
explained that the ham was called damn ham.
He understood, and the settled down.
"Pass the damn ham",
she said. "Pass the damn ham", he said.
their son was in the next room and he heard
his parents cursing. He walked in the
room slick and cool, sat down and said,
"Pass the damn ham and the f**king potatoes"