Top Ten Reasons Men Prefer Guns to Women

Letterman hasn’t been particularly funny since late in the first Clinton administration. But as this Top Ten shows, some of his writers aren’t bad and even a blind squirrel finds that occasional acorn. This list isn’t new (it’s apparently been passed around more than Paris Hilton on a Saturday night), just new to us. [h/t to Tim Ellis and the indispensable Chive.]

#10 – You can trade an old 44 for a new 22.

#9 – You can keep one gun at home and have another for when you’re on the road.

#8 – If you admire a friend’s gun and tell him so, he will probably let you try it out a few times.

#7 – Your primary gun doesn’t mind if you keep another gun for a backup.

#6 – Your gun will stay with you even if you run out of ammo.

#5 – A gun doesn’t take up a lot of closet space.

#4 – Guns function normally every day of the month.

#3 – A gun doesn’t ask, “Do these new grips make me look fat?”

#2 – A gun doesn’t mind if you go to sleep after you use it.

And the number one reason why men prefer guns to women…

#1 – You can buy a silencer for a gun