It was a cold winter day, when an old man walked out onto a frozen lake,
cut a hole in the ice, dropped in his fishing line and began waiting for
a fish to bite. He was there for almost an hour without even a nibble when
a young boy walked out onto the ice, cut a hole in the ice not to far
from the old man and dropped in his fishing line. It only took about
a minute and WHAM! a large mouth Bass hit his hook and the boy
pulled in the fish.
The old man couldn’t believe it but figured it was just luck. But, the boy
dropped in his line and again within just a few minutes pulled in another
This went on and on until finally the old man couldn’t take it any more
since he hadn’t caught a thing all this time. He went to the boy and
said, “Son, I’ve been here for over an hour without even a nibble.
You have been here only a few minutes and have caught about half
dozen fish! How do you do it?”
The boy responded, “Roo raf roo reep ra rums rarm.”
“What was that?” the old man asked.
Again the boy responded, “Roo raf roo reep ra rums rarm.”
“Look,” said the old man, “I can’t understand a word you are saying.”
So, the boy spit into his hand and said, “You have to keep the worms