An American and an Irishman
An American and an Irishman were enjoying a ride in the country when they came upon an unusual sight – an old gallows. The American thought he would have a joke on his Irish companion. " You see that, I reckon, " said he to the Irishman, pointing to the gallows. " And now where would you be if the gallows had its due? " " Riding alone, " coolly replied Paddy.