After three weeks in the Garden of Eden, God came to visit Eve. 'So, how
is everything going ?' inquired God.
'It is all so beautiful, God,' she replied. 'The sunrises and
sunsets are breathtaking, the smells, the sights, everything is
wonderful, but I have just one problem..
It's these breasts you have given me. The middle one pushes the
other two out and I am constantly knocking them with my arms,
catching them on branches and snagging them on bushes. They're a real
And Eve went on to tell God that since many other parts of her
body came in pairs, such as her limbs, eyes, ears, etc She felt that
having only two breasts might leave her body more 'symmetrically balanced'.
'That's a fair point,' replied God, 'But it was my first shot at
this, you know. I gave the animals six breasts, so I figured that
you needed only half of those, but I see that you are right. I will
fix it up right away.'
And God reached down, removed the middle breast and tossed it into the
Three weeks passed and God once again visited Eve in the Garden
' Well, Eve, how is my favorite creation ?'
'Just fantastic,' she replied, 'But for one oversight. You see,
all the animals are paired off. The ewe has a ram and the cow has her
bull. All the animals have a mate except me. I feel so alone.'
God thought for a moment and said, 'You know, Eve, you are right. How
could I have overlooked this ? You do need a mate and I will immediately
create a man from a part of you. Let's see....where did
I put that useless boob ?'
Now doesn't THAT make more sense than the rib story ?