One morning, 3 Georgia good old boys and 3 Yankees were in a ticket
> line at the Albany train station heading to Athens for a big football
game.
>
> The 3 Northerners each bought a ticket and watched as the 3
> Southerners bought just one ticket among them.
>
> "How are the 3 of you going to travel on one ticket?" asked one of the
> Yankees.
>
> "Watch and learn," answered one of the boys from the South.
>
> When the 6 travelers boarded the train, the 3 Yankees sat down, but
> the 3 Southerners crammed into a bathroom together and closed the door.
>
> Shortly after the train departed, the conductor came around to collect
> tickets.
>
> He knocked on the bathroom door and said, "Tickets please."
> The door opened just a crack and a single arm emerged with a ticket in
> hand. The Conductor took it and moved on.
>
> The Yankees saw this happen and agreed it was quite a clever idea.
> Indeed, so clever that they decided to do the same thing on the return
> trip and save some money.
>
> That evening after the game when they got to the Charlotte train
> station, they bought a single ticket for the return trip, while to
> their astonishment the 3 Southerners didn't buy even 1 ticket.
>
> "How are you going to travel without a ticket?" asked one of the
> perplexed Yankees.
>
> "Watch and learn," answered one of the Southern boys.
>
> When they boarded the train the 3 Northerners crammed themselves into
> a bathroom and the 3 Southerners crammed themselves into the other
> bathroom across from it.
>
> Shortly after the train began to move, one of the Southerners left
> their bathroom and walked quietly over to the Yankee's bathroom.  He
> knocked on the door and said "Ticket please."
>
> There's just no way on God's green earth to explain how the Yankees
> won the Civil War.