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      A woman finds herself outside the Pearly Gates, where she is greeted
by St. Peter.  "Am I where I think I am?" she exclaims.  "It's so
beautiful! Did I really make it to heaven?"

     To which St. Peter replies, "Yes, my dear, these are the Gates to
Heaven. But you must do one thing before you can enter."  Very excited,
the woman asks what she must do to pass through the gates. "Spell a
word," St.
Peter replies.

     "What word?" she asks. "Any word," answers St. Peter. "It's your

     The woman promptly replies, "The word I will spell is love.

     St. Peter congratulates her on her good fortune of making it into
Heaven and asks her if she will take his place at the gates for a moment
while he goes to the bathroom.  "I'd be honored," she says, "but what
should I do if someone comes while you are gone?"

     St. Peter instructs her to require any newcomers to spell a word
just as she had done.

So the woman takes St. Peter's chair and watches the beautiful
angels soaring around her, when lo and behold, a man
approaches the gates.  It is her husband!

     "What happened?" she cries.  "Why are you here?"  Her husband
explains, "I  was so upset when I left your funeral that I got into an
automobile accident.  Now I am here, ready to join you in Heaven." "Not
just yet," the woman replies.  "First you must spell a word." "What
word?" he asks.


okay, so they're not Jewish

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