Tuesday, January 08, 2008

א׳ לחדש שבט

Happy Hug a Tree for Beit Shammai Day !

Although, considering Shammai's reputation, maybe it's actually
Smack a Tree with a Yardstick for Beit Shammai Day.

(why this is supposed to be funny)
(why this is supposed to be funny enough to shake a stick at)
(multiple sticks at, to be precise)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have often thought that the 'eat fifteen fruits' minhag would be a lot less fun if we followed Beit Shammai.

1/07/2008 10:14 PM  
Blogger The back of the hill said...

Smack a tree? Why?

Did the tree ask a question?

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[Runs and hides under furniture, screaming "don't smack, don't smack, it was a JOKE, darn it!"]

1/08/2008 5:10 PM  

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