A pastor walked into a neighborhood pub ...
The place was hopping with music and dancing but every once in a while the lights would turn off. Each time after the
lights would go out the place would erupt into cheers.
However, when the revelers saw the town pastor, the room went dead silent.
He walked up to the bartender, and asked, "May I please use the restroom?"
The bartender replied, "I really don't think you should."
"Why not?" the pastor asked.
"Well, there is a statue of a naked woman in there, and her most private part is covered only by a fig leaf."
"Nonsense," said the pastor, "I'll just look the other way."
So the bartender showed the clergyman the door at the top of the stairs, and he proceeded to the restroom.
After a few minutes, he came back out, and the whole place was hopping with music and dancing again. However, they did
stop just long enough to give the pastor a loud round of applause.
He went to the bartender and said, "Sir, I don't understand. Why did they applaud for me just because I went to the
"Well, now they know you're one of us." said the bartender.
"Would you like a drink?"
"But, I still don't understand," said the puzzled pastor.
"You see," laughed the bartender, "every time the fig leaf is lifted on the statue, the lights go out in the whole
"Now, how about that drink?"