A. R. M.
ali at cafe.sdc.uwo.ca
Sat Aug 24 09:30:27 EDT 2002
A woman was walking along the beach when she stumbled upon a Genie's
She picked it up and rubbed it, and lo-and-behold a Genie appeared. The
amazed woman asked if she got three wishes. The Genie said, "Nope... due
to inflation, constant downsizing, low wages in third-world countries, and
fierce global competition, I can only grant you one wish. So...what'll it
The woman didn't hesitate. She said, "I want peace in the Middle East.
See this map? I want these countries to stop fighting with each other."
The Genie looked at the map and exclaimed, "Gadzooks, lady! These
countries have been at war for thousands of years. I'm good but not THAT
good! Don't think it can be done. Make another wish."
The woman thought for a minute and said, "Well, I've never been able to
find the right man. You know, one that's considerate and fun, likes to
cook and helps with the housecleaning, is good in bed and gets along with
my family, doesn't watch sports all the time, and is faithful. That's what
I wish for ... a good mate."
The Genie let out a long sigh and said, "Let me see that FUCKING map!"
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