It was a cold winter day. An old man walked out onto a frozen
lake, cut a hole in the ice, dropped in his fishing line, and
waited patiently for a bite. He was there for almost an hour,
without even a nibble, when a young boy walked out onto the
ice, cut a hole in the ice not next to him. The young boy
dropped his fishing line and minutes later he hooked a Large-
The old man couldn't believe his eyes but chalked it up to
plain luck.But, shortly thereafter, the young boy pulled in
another large catch.
The young boy kept catching fish after fish. Finally, the old
man couldn't take it any longer. "Son, I've been here for over
an hour without even a nibble. You've been here only a few
minutes and have caught a half dozen fish! How do you do it?"
The boy responded, "Roo raf roo reep ra rums rrarm."
"What was that?" the old man asked.
Again the boy responded, "Roo raf roo reep ra rums rarrm."
"Look," said the old man, "I can't understand a word you're
The boy spit the bait into his hand and said, "You have to
keep the worms warm!"