The only website I can find that has this joke associated with "joke of the year" says that it's one of those Internet forwards and has this appended at the bottom:
IF YOU DON'T PASS THIS ON TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS, TOMORROW AT 11:30 AM YOU WILL RECEIVE THREE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ABSOLUTELY FREE.
Cowboys I think you owe us two funny jokes now, as punishment for having posted this one.
Fair enough. It was in poor taste.
Since I offended all races with my joke I will display a few against my own race.
Why don't Italians have freckles?
They all slide off.
How do you brainwash an Italian?
Give him an enema.
What language do the Vatican Police speak?
What do you call an Italian with an I.Q. of 180?
Q. Why is Italy shaped like a boot?
A. Do you think they could fit all that poop in a tennis shoe?
Q. How does an Italian count his goats?
A. He just counts the legs, and divides by four.
Q. How did they advertise surplus W. W. II Italian rifles for sale?
A. "Never fired, and only dropped once."
Q. Why does the new Italian Navy use glass bottomed boats?
A. So they can steer clear of the old Italian Navy.
Q. How does an Italian get into an honest business?
A. Usually through the skylight.
Q. How do Italian girls shave their legs?
A. They lie down outside and have someone mow them
Q. If Tarzan and Jane were Italian, what would Cheetah be?
A. The least hairy of the three.
Q. What did the barber say to the Italian kid?
A. Do you want your hair cut or should I just change the oil.?
Q. Why do Italian men have mustaches?
A. So they can look like their mothers.
Q. Why are most Italian men named Tony?
A. When they got on the boat to America they stamped To NY (Tony) on their foreheads.
I'm sure a few of those will be funny.