was a construction worker who was working on a building when he fell 15 stories
to his bloody death.
He arrived at the pearly gates and St. Peter said "Oh, I am sorry, my son.
But you have been sentenced to hell." The worker agreed -- not like he
could do anything else -- and he was on his way.
he arrived, the devil looked at him and said, "Ah! A new slave. We shall
burn you and throw you in the fiery pits."
the worker replied, "What wall could use a bit of patching. I could fix
it first and you could throw me in the pit afterward." So he fixed the
intrigued, asked, "What else can you build?" So the construction worker
went about his job and made many improvements; in fact, by the time he was done,
hell was a paradise. It had air conditioning, pools, balconies, you name it.
a few days, God phoned Satan and said, "I think there has been a mix-up.
That worker was originally supposed to come to heaven."
replied, "No way -- he's built all sorts of useful stuff for us. We're
then said, "Oh, yeah? Well, I'll see you in court. We're going to sue you
for this man's soul and damages."
just laughed: "And where are you going to find a lawyer?"