Three Norwegians went down to Mexico to celebrate college graduation,
got drunk, and woke up in jail, only to find that they were to be
executed in the morning, though none of them can remember what they did
the night before.
The first one, Sven, is strapped in the electric chair, and is asked if
he has any last words. He says, “I yust graduated from Waldorf College
and believe in the almighty power of God to intervene on the behalf of
They throw the switch and nothing happens. They all immediately fall to
the floor on their knees; beg for Sven’s forgiveness, and release him.
The second, Lars, is strapped in and gives his last words, “I yust
graduated from the Concordia College in Moorhead and I believe in the
power of justice to intervene on the part of the innocent.”
They throw the switch and, again, nothing happens.
Again, they all immediately fall to their knees; beg for his
forgiveness, and release him.
The last one, Ole, is strapped in and says, “Vell, I’m from the North
Dakota State University and just graduated with a degree in Electrical
Engineering, and I’ll tell ya right now, ya ain’t gonna electrocute
nobody if you don’t plug this thing in!”