New Orleans Gambling (from an Angling correspondent:)
The Louisiana State Police received reports of illegal cockfights being held in the area around New Orleans and sent their famous detective, Boudreaux, to investigate.
Boudreaux reported to his sergeant the next morning. “Dey is tree main groups in dis cock fightin'”, he began.
“Good work. Who are they?” the sergeant asked.
Boudreaux replied confidently, “de Texas Aggies, de Cajuns, and de Mafia.”
Puzzled, the sergeant asked, “How did you find that out in one night?”
“Well,” he replied, “I went down and done seen dat cock fight in person. I knowed dem Aggies was involved when a duck was entered in the fight.”
The sergeant nodded, “I’ll buy that. But what about the others?”
Boudreaux nodded knowingly, “Well, I knowed de Cajuns was involved when summbody bet on de duck.”
“Ah,” sighed the sergeant, “And how did you figure the Mafia was involved?”
“De duck won …”