Posted: Jan 25, 2006 3:59 pm
A man walked into a restaurant with a full-grown ostrich behind him.
The waitress asked for their orders. The man said, "A hamburger,
fries and a coke," and turns to the ostrich, "What's yours?"
"I'll have the same," said the ostrich.
A short time later the waitress returns with the order.
"That will be $9.40 please," she said, and the man reaches into
his pocket and pulls out the exact change for payment.
The next day, the man and the ostrich come again and the man
said, "A hamburger, fries, and a coke."
The ostrich said, "I'll have the same."
Again the man reaches into his pocket and pays with exact change.
This becomes routine until the two enter again later in the week.
"The usual?" asked the waitress.
"No, this is Friday night, so I will have a steak, baked potato, and
salad," said the man.
"Same," said the ostrich.
Shortly the waitress brings the order and said, "That will be $32.62."
Once again the man pulls the exact change out of his pocket and
places it on the table.
The waitress can't hold back her curiosity any longer. "Excuse me,
Sir. How do you manage to always come up with the exact change
out of your pocket every time?"
"Well," said the man, "several years ago I was cleaning the attic and
found an old lamp. When I rubbed it, a Genie appeared and offered
me two wishes. My first wish was that if I ever had to pay for anything,
I would just put my hand in my pocket and the right amount of money
would always be there."
"That's brilliant!" exclaimed the waitress. "Most people would wish for
a million dollars or something, but you'll always be as rich as you want
for as long as you live!"
"That's right. Whether it's a gallon of milk or a Rolls Royce, the exact
money is always there," replied the man.
The waitress then asked, "But, sir, what's with the ostrich?"
The man sighs, pauses, and answered, "My second wish was for a tall
chick with a big ass and long legs who agreed with everything I said."