A Church in Ireland needed a bellringer...
r>Standing in the doorway is a young man, smile on his face, ready to work, however there is an obvious issue - he has **no arms.**
"Mornin, Father. Here about the bellringer job, I am!" He spoke enthusiastically.
"Of course my son, of course.... but I must ask - how will ye accomplish the task of ringing the bell? I cannae help but notice, ye have no arms, lad."
"Ah! Not a problem! Show me the bell and I'll show you my secret!" Proclaimed the armless man.
Father Angus and the armless man ascended the tower, whereupon the armless man proceeded to approach the large bell and stick his head up inside it.
The armless man said "stand back, Father, and watch this!"
Father Angus obediently stood clear as the armless man started ringing the bell by smacking his face against the inside of it.
The armless man then stood clear with a triumphant smile.
Father Angus said "My boy! That was incredible! Sure ye can have the job - be here at sunrise tomorrow to ring the bell, by God! You will be doing this town a great service!"
The next day, just before dawn, the armless man ascended the tower, keen to impress on his first day on the job.
He waits until sunrise, approaches the bell and just as before, sticks his head up inside and begins smacking his face on the inside, throwing his body forward with every ring.
Dangerously so, the armless man begins to lose balance...
he misses on the third strike, and falls off the edge of the tower, and
Hits the ground dead! Right beside Paddy and Micky, who were walking past at the time.
*"Jeeeeezus* , Micky!" Says Paddy, pointing at the armless man's body.
"The poor man! Tell me Micky, do you know who this poor man is?"
Micky looks down to examine the body.
"Not too sure Paddy, but his face rings a bell." Read More