A young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to helping the other monks in copying the old canons and laws of the church by hand
The head monk, says, “We have been copying from the copies for centuries, but you make a good point, my son.”
So, after a while the young monk gets worried and goes down to look for him.
He sees him banging his head against the wall and wailing,
“We missed the R!
We missed the R!
We missed the R!”
His forehead is all bloody and bruised and he is crying
The young monk asks the old abbot, “What’s wrong, father?”
With a choking voice, the old abbot replies,
“The word was…