One day St. Peter had the day off and St. Patrick was left in charge of the pearly gates of Heaven.
After a short while an Irishman, a Scotsman and an Englishman are stopped at the gates by St. Patrick, who says,
“Sorry, it’s crowded up here, you each need to answer a question correctly, or else you can’t enter Heaven.”
St. Patrick looks at the Irishman and asks, “What was the name of the famous ocean-liner that sank after hitting an iceberg on its maiden voyage?”
“Oh, that’s easy,” the Irishman replies, “The Titanic.”
So St. Patrick welcomes him into Heaven.
Next he asks the Scotsman, “How many people died on that ship?”
“Oooh, that’s tough, but I saw the movie, and I think that it was 1,500.”
St. Patrick steps aside and the Scott walks into Heaven.
Finally, St. Patrick turns to the Englishman and says,