Description: Topical, Condemned Men
Subject: Humor: Last Request
Two men, sentenced to die in the electric chair on the same day
were led down to the room in which they would meet their maker.
The priest had given the last rites, the formal speech had been
given by the warden, and a final prayer had been said among the
The Warden, turning to Billy-Jo, solemnly asked, "Son, do you
have a last request?" To which the hulking hayseed instantly
replied, "Yes sir, Ah do. Couldya please play Achy Breaky Heart
fer me one last time?"
"Certainly," replied the warden.
He turned to the other man and asked, "Well, What about you,
son? What is your final request?"
"Please," said the condemned man, "kill me first."