At the National Art Gallery in Dublin, a husband and wife were staring
at a portrait that had them completely confused. The painting depicted
three black men totally naked sitting on a park bench. Two of the
figures had black willies, but the one in the middle had a pink Willie.

The curator of the gallery realized that they were having trouble
interpreting the painting and offered his assessment. He went on for
over half an hour explaining how it depicted the sexual emasculation of
black men in a predominantly white, patriarchal society.

"In fact," he pointed out, "some serious critics believe that the pink
Willie also reflects the cultural and sociological oppression
Experienced by gay men in contemporary society."

After the curator left, an Irishman, approached the couple and
said,” Would you like to know what the painting is really about?"
"Now why would you claim to be more of an expert than the curator of the
gallery?" asked the couple. "Because I'm the guy who painted it, "he
"In fact, there are no black men depicted at all. They're just

three Irish coal miners. The guy in the middle went home for lunch."