One day, when a Seamstress was sewing while sitting close to a river, her thimble fell into the river. When she cried out, the Lord appeared and asked, "My Daughter, why are you crying?" The seamstress replied, "My thimble has fallen into the water, and I need it to help my husband in making a living for our family!" The Lord dipped His hand into the water, and pulled up a Golden thimble set with Sapphires. "Is this your thimble?" the Lord asked. The Seamstress replied, "No, my Lord." The Lord again put His hand in the river. This time, He held out a Golden thimble, studded with Rubies. "Is this your thimble?" the Lord asked. Again, the Seamstress replied, "No, it isn't." The Lord reached down into the water again, but this time, came up with a Leather thimble. "Is this your thimble ?" the Lord asked. The seamstress replied, "Why, yes, that's my thimble! Thank you, my Lord." The Lord was pleased with the woman's honesty, so He gave her all three thimbles to keep, and the Seamstress went home happy. Some years later, the seamstress was walking with her husband along the riverbank, and her husband fell into the river and disappeared under the water. When she cried out, the Lord again appeared and asked her, "Why are you crying, my Daughter?" "Oh Lord, my husband has fallen into the river!" The Lord went down into the water and came up with George Clooney! "Is this your husband?" the Lord asked. "Yes, oh, Yes, my Lord!" cried the Seamstress. The Lord was furious!! "My Daughter, You lied! That is an untruth!" The seamstress replied, "Oh, please forgive me, my Lord. It was a misunderstanding! You see, if I had said 'no' to George Clooney, you would have come up with Brad Pitt. Then if I said 'no' to Brad, you would have come up with my husband !! Had I then said 'yes,' you would have given me all three!! Dear Lord, I'm not in the best of health, and would not be able to take care of all three husbands, so THAT is why I said 'yes' to George Clooney !! And so the Lord let her keep him. The moral of this story is: Whenever a woman lies, it's for a good and honorable reason, and in the best interest of others! That's our story, and we're sticking to it! Signed, All Us Women !!