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*** Thibodeaux called the airlines information desk and inquired, "How long does it take to fly from Baton Rouge to New Orleans ?" "Just a minute," said the busy clerk. "Well, said Thibodeaux, "If it has to go dat fast, I tink I'll just take da bus."

*** The judge had just awarded a divorce to Boudreaux’s wife, who had charged non-support. He said to Boudreaux, "I have decided to give your wife $400 a month for support." "Well, dat's fine, Judge," said Boudreaux. "And once in a while I'll try to chip in a few bucks, myself."

*** Fontenot asked Boudreaux, "Do ya know da difference between a Cajun and a canoe?" "No, I don't," said Boudreaux "A canoe will sometimes tip," explained Fontenot.

*** Boudreaux is so cheap that after his airplane landed safely he grumbled, "Well, der goes five dollars down da drain for dat flight insurance!"

*** Boudreaux died. So Marie went to the local paper to put a notice in the obituaries. The gentleman at the counter, after offering his condolences, asked Marie what he would like to say about Boudreaux. Marie replied, "You just put 'Boudreaux died." The gentleman, somewhat perplexed, said, "That's it? Just 'Boudreaux died'? Surely, there must be something more you'd like to say about Boudreaux. If it's money you're concerned about, the first five words are free. We must say something more." So Marie pondered for a few minutes and finally said, "OK. You put, 'Boudreaux died. Boat for sale.'"

*** Boudreaux and Fontenot were on their very first train ride. They had brought along bananas for lunch. Just as they began to peel them, the train entered a long, dark tunnel. "Have you eaten your banana yet," Boudreaux asked excitedly? "No," replied Fontenot. "Well, don't touch it den," Boudreaux exclaimed. "I just took one bite and went blind!"

*** Boudreaux bought his wife Marie a piano for her birthday. A few weeks later, Fontenot inquired how she was doing with it. "Oh," said Boudreaux, "I persuaded her to switch to a clarinet." "How come?," asked Fontenot. "Well," Boudreaux answered, "because with a clarinet she can't sing."

*** Boudreaux and Thibodeaux went to the Olympics. While sitting on a bench a lady turned to Boudreaux and said, "Are you a pole vaulter?" Boudreaux said, "No, I'm a Cajun and my name isn't Valter."

*** Boudreaux was stopped by a game warden in the Atchafalaya basin recently leaving a lake well known for its bass. He had two buckets of fish. As it was during the spawning season, the game warden asked, "Do you have a license to catch those fish?" Boudreaux replied, "No, sir! Dese here are my pet fish." "Pet fish?" the warden replied. "Ya sure, you betcha." answered Boudreaux. "Every night I take dese fish here down to da lake and let dem swim around for a while. Den I whistle and dey jump back into der buckets and I take dem home." "That's a bunch of hooey. Fish can't do that." said the game warden. Boudreaux looked at the game warden with an expression of great hurt, and then said, " Well den, I'll just show you den. It really does work, don'tcha know?" "O.K. I've got to see this!" The game warden was really curious now. So Boudreaux poured the fish into the lake and stood waiting. After several minutes, the game warden turned to Boudreaux and said, "Well?" "Well what?" responded Boudreaux. "When are you going to call them back?" "Call who back?" asked Boudreaux. "The fish!" "What fish?"

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