The pastor who had accepted an invitation to officiate at the Sunday service in a neighboring towns church. He entrusted the Sunday service at his church to the new appointed curate. Upon his return he ask his wife what she thought of the curate's sermon.
"It was the poorest one I ever heard," was her prompt reply, "nothing in it at all."
Later in the day he saw the curate and ask how he had got along.
"Oh, very well. I didn't have time to prepare my own sermon so I used one of your unused ones."
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