Noah’s Ark, with it’s precious cargo of all the creatures in the world, two of each, floated around for a while, so the Bible tells us, and then after the floodwaters began to recede and land began to appear again, the Ark grounded high up on Mount Ararat.
Once the waters had receded enough so that there was plenty of land for all of it’s inhabitants to share, and making sure of course that they didn’t all just step off into a huge quagmire, Noah opened up the Ark and let all the animals out.
He told them to “Go forth and multiply”.
A while later, Noah is just closing the great doors of the Ark when he notices that there are two snakes sitting in a dark corner.
So he says to them, “Didn’t you hear me? You can go now. Go forth and multiply”.
“We can’t”, said the snakes, “we are adders”.
Sorry about that one, it’s really bad isn’t it!
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