Three convicts were on the way to prison. They
were each allowed to take one item with them
to help them occupy their time while incarcerated.
On the bus, one turned to another and said, "So,
what did you bring?"
The second convict pulled out a box of paints
and stated that he intended to paint anything
he could. He wanted to become the "Grandma Moses
of Jail". Then he asked the first, "What did
The first convict pulled out a deck of cards
and grinned and said, "I brought cards. I can
play poker, solitaire, gin, and any number of
The third convict was sitting quietly aside,
grinning to himself. The other two took notice
and asked, "Why are you so smug? What did you
The guy pulled out a box of tampons and smiled.
He said, "I brought these."
The other two were puzzled and asked, "What
can you do with those?"
"Well according to the box, I can go horseback
riding, swimming, roller-skating...."