The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Laughing Matters

February 8, 2014

The Three Wishes

 Did you hear about the guy on the beach who found a bottle? He rubbed it and, sure enough, out popped a Genie. "I will grant you three wishes," said the Genie. "But there's a catch."

            The man was ecstatic. "What catch?" he asked.

             The Genie replied, "Every time you make a wish, every lawyer in the world will receive DOUBLE what you asked for."

             "Well, I can live with that! No problem!" replied the elated man.

             "What is your first wish?" asked the Genie.

             "Well, I've always wanted a Ferrari! " POOF! A Ferrari appeared in front of the man.

             "NOW, every lawyer in the world has TWO Ferraris," said the Genie. "Next wish?"

             "I'd LOVE a million dollars..." replied the man. POOF! One million dollars appeared at his feet.

             "NOW, every lawyer in the world has TWO MILLION dollars," said the Genie.

             "Well, that's okay, as long as I've got MY million," replied the man.

             "What is your final wish?"

             The man thought long and hard, and finally said, "Well, you know, I've always wanted to donate a kidney...."

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