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A priest and a shepherd from Australia participate in a TV game. After answering all the questions, there is a tie. So both are given one final assignment. It is to write a poem in three minutes, using the word "Timbuktu". It is a city in Africa.[]

The priest returns with the fruit of his inspiration:[]

"I was a father all my life,
I had no children, had no wife,
I read the bible through and through
on my way to Timbuktu ... "
[]

The poem makes a great impression, and the priest smells a sweet victory. But then comes the shepherd, with his winning masterpiece:[]

When Tim and I to Brisbane went

we met three ladies in a tent  cheap to rent

as they were three and we were two

so I booked one and Tim booked two

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