Two men were adrift in an open boat, and it looked bad for them. Finally one of them, frightened, began to pray.
“O Lord,” he prayed, “I’ve broken most of thy commandments. I’ve been a hard drinker, but if my life is spared now I’ll promise never again…”
“Wait a minute, Jack,” said his friend. “Let’s not be too hasty, I think I see a sail!”