Soap and Water
A minister was asked to dinner by one of his church
members. He knew she was a bad housekeeper but agreed.
When he sat down at the table, he noticed that the
dishes were the dirtiest that he had ever seen in
his life. "Were these dishes ever washed?" he
asked his hostess, running his fingers over the grit
She replied,"They're as clean as soap and water
could get them". He felt a bit uncomfortable,
but blessed the food anyway and started eating.
It was really delicious and he said so, despite the
When dinner was over, the hostess took the dishes outside
and yelled, "Here Soap! Here Water!"