Joke for the New Year or . . .
A man walks up to the bar with an ostrich behind
him. As he sits down, the bartender comes over
and asks for their order. The man says, "I'll have
He turns to the ostrich and asks, "What's
yours?" "I'll have a beer, too," says the ostrich.
The bartender pours the beer and says, "That will be
The man reaches into his pocket and pulls out the exact
change for payment.
The next day, the man and the ostrich come in again,
and the man says, "I'll have a beer," and the ostrich
says, "I'll have the same." Once again the man reaches
into his pocket and pays with the exact change.
This becomes a routine until, late one evening, the
two enter again. "The usual?" asks the bartender.
"Well, it's close to last call, so I'll have a large
scotch," says the man.
"Same for me," says the ostrich.
"That will be $7.20," says the bartender. Once again,
the man pulls exact change out of his pocket and places
it on the bar.
The bartender can't hold back his curiosity any longer.
"Excuse me sir. How do you manage to always come up with
the exact change out of your pocket every time?" the
"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 just put my hand in
my pocket, and the right amount of money will always be
"That's brilliant!" says the bartender, "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," says the man.
The bartender asks, "One other thing, sir, what's with
Oh Yeah, My second wish was a chick with long legs.
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