St. Peter was manning the Pearly Gates when 40 people from NYC showed up.
Never having seen anyone from the Big Apple at heaven's door, St. Peter
said he would have to check with God. After hearing the news, God instructed him
to admit the 10 most virtuous people from the group. A few minutes later,
St. Peter returned to God breathless and said, "They're gone!"
"What? All of the New Yorkers are gone?" asked God.
"No!" replied St. Peter. "The Pearly Gates"