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Forum topic by tenontim posted 06-29-2009 04:28 AM 955 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-29-2009 04:28 AM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

A man walks into a restaurant with a full-grown ostrich behind him.
The waitress asks them for their orders.
The man says, ‘A hamburger, fries and a coke,’ and turns to the
ostrich, ‘What’s yours?’
‘I’ll have the same,’ says the ostrich.
A short time later the waitress returns with the order ‘That will be
$9.40 please,’ 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 says, ‘A
hamburger, fries and a coke.’
The ostrich says, ‘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. ‘The usual?’ asks the
‘No, this is Friday night, so I will have a steak, baked potato and a
salad, says the man. ‘Same,’ says the ostrich. Shortly the waitress brings the order and says, ‘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 cannot hold back her curiosity any longer. ‘Excuse me,
sir. How do you manage to always come up with the exact change in your
pocket every time?’ ‘Well,’ says 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
‘That’s brilliant!’ says the waitress. ‘Most people would ask 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,’ says the man..
The waitress asks, ‘What’s with the ostrich?’
The man sighs, pauses and answers, ‘My second wish was for a tall
chick with a big butt and long legs who agrees with everything I say.’

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#1 posted 06-29-2009 04:58 AM

Tim, what happened to the cut and paste there? Is this “unscramble the joke”? LOL!

It’s still a funny one, even if we do have to unjumble it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 06-29-2009 05:37 AM

The one that I got on my email looked better.

I’m confused.

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

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#3 posted 06-29-2009 08:04 AM

Uhhh, huh?

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#4 posted 06-29-2009 01:33 PM

Sorry, Guys. I think I got it fix. I’m a woodworker, not a computer geek, for cryin’ out loud!

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#5 posted 06-29-2009 03:51 PM

...a good fix and a good chuckle!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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