|“It's late fall and the Indians on a remote reservation in North Dakota asked|
their new chief if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild.
Since he was a chief in a modern society, he had never been taught the old
Nevertheless, to be on the safe side, he told his tribe that the winter was
But, being a practical leader, after several days, he got an idea. He went
'It looks like this winter is going to be quite cold,' the meteorologist at
So the chief went back to his people and told them to collect even more
A week later, he called the National Weather Service again. 'Does it still
'Yes,' the man at National Weather Service again replied, 'it's going to be
The chief again went back to his people and ordered them to collect every
Two weeks later, the chief called the National Weather Service again. 'Are
'Absolutely,' the man replied. 'It's looking more and more like it is
'How can you be so sure?' the chief asked.
The weatherman replied, 'The Indians are collecting a @#$%-load of firewood”