In a small Southern town there was a "Nativity Scene" that showed
great skill and talent had gone into creating it. One small feature
bothered me. The three 3wise men were wearing firemen's helmets.
Totally unable to come up with a reason or explanation, I left. At a
"Quik Stop" on the edge of town, I asked the lady behind the counter about the helmets. She exploded into a rage, yelling at me, "You darn Yankees never do read the Bible!"
I assured her that I did, but simply couldn't recall anything about
firemen in the Bible. She jerked her Bible from behind the counter
and ruffled thru some pages, and finally jabbed her finger at a
Sticking it in my face she said "See, it says right here, 'The three
wise man came from afar.'"