[Jokes] The man with the Ostrich! (fwd)

Chris McKenna cmckenna at sucs.org
Thu Aug 3 13:16:28 BST 2006

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The man with the Ostrich!

A man walks into a restaurant with a full-grown ostrich behind him.

The waitress asks 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," she says and the man reaches into his pocket 
and pulls out the exact amount 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 amount.

For a while this becomes routine until the two enter again later in the 

"The usual?" asks the waitress. "No, this time it's a treat, so I will 
have a steak, baked potato, and salad," says the man. " Yep! Same," says 
the ostrich.

Shortly the waitress brings the order and says, "That will be £32.62."

Once again the man pulls the exact amount 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 money 
from your pocket every time?"

"Well," says the man, "several years ago I was clearing the attic and 
found an old lamp. When I rubbed it a Genie appeared and offered me two 

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!" says the waitress. "Most people would wish for a 
couple of million pounds or something, but you'll always be as rich you 
want for as long as you live!"

"That's right. Whether it's a pint of milk or a Rolls Royce, the exact 
money is always there," says the man.

The waitress asks, "But, sir, what's with the ostrich?" The man sighs, 
pauses, and replies, "My second wish was for a tall bird with a big arse 
and long legs who agrees with everything I say." 


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