To The Barber's

Polonius: This is too long.

Hamlet: It shall to the barber’s, with your beard.

(“Hamlet”, Act 2, Scene 2.)

Occasionally - very occasionally - someone who knows me will read one of these entries and make an encouraging comment, or give a nod of approval. That’s good. However, other comments are along the lines of: “I had to make a cup of tea and sit down for an age in order to read it!”

Well, I can do short and sharp: but it’s much less likely to have any originality about it. 

Try this, which is new to me, though some may have heard it before. Author unknown.

The atheist can’t find God for the same reason that a thief can’t find a policeman.

How’s that?