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Blog entry by John Gray posted 10-21-2009 06:20 PM 10718 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One Wish …...

A guy walking along the beach finds a bottle and picks it up. A genie pops out and says, “Thanks for letting me out. For your kindness I will grant you one wish.”

The guys says, “I’ve always wanted to go to Hawaii, but I can’t because I’m afraid to fly and ships make me deathly sick. My wish is for you to build a road from here to Hawaii.”

The genie says, “I’m sorry, but I don’t think I can do that. Just think of all the work involved. Think of the huge pilings we’d need to hold up that highway and how deep they would have to be to reach the bottom of the ocean. And think of all the cement that would be needed. Plus, since it’s such a long span, there would have to be gas stations and rest stops along the way. No, that’s just too much to ask. Impossible.”

The guy says, “Well, there is one thing I’ve always wanted to know. I’d like to be able to understand women…what makes them laugh and cry…you know, what makes them tick.”

The genie thinks a second, then asks, “You want two lanes or four?”

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#1 posted 10-21-2009 06:28 PM

Hey John. It’s a great joke isn’t it? I heard it before but it still gets a chuckle out of me. Now I wonder if my wife and daughters will find it as amusing?? Thanks for the laugh.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#2 posted 10-21-2009 06:37 PM

When I told it to my wife she she thought it was funny….at least she laughed.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#3 posted 10-21-2009 06:41 PM

yea, and that’s when the fight started…..

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#4 posted 10-21-2009 09:02 PM


-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 10-22-2009 07:47 PM

Good one.Thanks for the chuckle John.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#6 posted 10-22-2009 08:45 PM

When I heard it was God offer a choice of rewards ethier way it’s funny.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#7 posted 10-24-2009 03:28 PM

I also herd another version. Same joke, I still think is funny and it can be told in mixed company, you know, when you are with woodworkers, mechanics, electricians and the rest of your friends.

-- Keith, Bolingbrook, Illinois. The way I figure it I only have the rest of my life to get good at this...

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#8 posted 10-24-2009 09:53 PM

A great joke. NAd nice and clean.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#9 posted 10-27-2009 12:26 PM

Men. Can’t live with them.
(That’s my favourite joke.. I laugh every time)

and yes, that made me chuckle :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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