A visiting professor at the University of Alabama is giving
a seminar on the supernatural. To get a feel for his
audience, he asks: “How many people here believe in
ghosts?” About 90 students raise their hands.
“Well that’s a good start. Out of those of you who believe
in ghosts, do any of you think you’ve ever seen a ghost?”
About 40 students raise their hands.
“That’s really good. I’m really glad you take this
seriously. Has anyone here ever talked to a ghost?” 15
students raise their hands.
“That’s a great response. Has anyone here ever touched a
ghost?” 3 students raise their hands.
“That’s fantastic. But let me ask you one question
further… Have any of you ever made love to a ghost?”
One student in the back raises his hand. The professor is
astonished. He takes off glasses, takes a step back, and
says, “Son, all the years I’ve been giving this lecture, no
one has ever claimed to have slept with a ghost. You’ve
got to come up here and tell us about your experience.”
The redneck student (remember, this is Alabama) replies with
a nod and begins to make his way up to the podium.
The professor says, “Well, tell us what it’s like to have
sex with a Ghost.”
The student replies, “Ghost?!? I thought you said