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A man has spent many days crossing the desert without water.
His camel dies of thirst. He's crawling through the sands,
certain that he has breathed his last, when all of a sudden he sees a
shiny object sticking out of the sand several yards ahead of him.
He crawls to object, pulls it out of the sand, and discovers
what looks to be an ashtray from an old car. He opens it and out pops a
genie. But this is no ordinary genie. He is wearing a polka dot bow tie
and a plaid sport coat. There's a dog-eared little book in his breast
pocket with a blue cover. He has a pencil tucked behind one ear.
"Well kid," says genie. "You know how it works. You have three wishes."
"I'm not falling for this," says man. "I'm not going to trust a used
"What do you have to lose? You've got no transportation, and it
looks like you're a goner anyway!"
Man thinks about this for a minute, and decides that genie is right.
"OK, I wish I were in a lush oasis with plentiful food and drink."
POOF! Man finds himself in the most beautiful oasis he has ever
seen. And he is surrounded with jugs of wine and platters of
"OK, kid, what's your second wish."
"My second wish is that I were rich beyond my wildest
POOF! Man finds himself surrounded by treasure chests filled with
rare gold coins and precious gems.
"OK, kid, you have just one more wish. Better make it a good one!"
After thinking for a few minutes, man says: "I wish that no matter
where I go beautiful women will want and need me."
POOF! He is turned into a tampon.
Moral of the Story.
If a used car salesman offers you anything at no cost,
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