A man walks into a restaurant with an ostrich behind him, and
as he sits, the waitress comes over and asks for their order.
The man says,"I'll have 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 $6.40 please," and the man reaches into his pocket and
pulls out exact change for payment.
The next day, the man and the ostrich come again and the man
says, "I'll have a hamburger, fries and a coke," and the
ostrich says, "I'll have the same." Once again the man reaches
into his pocket and pays with exact change.
This becomes a routine until late one evening, the two enter
again. "The usual?" asks the waitress. "No, this is Friday
night, so I will have a steak, baked potato and salad," says
"Same for me," says the ostrich. A short time later the
waitress comes with the order and says, "That will be $12.62."
Once again the man pulls exact change 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
change out of your pocket every time?"
"Well," says the man, "several years ago I was cleaning the
attic and I 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, 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 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, "One other thing, sir, what's with the
The man replies, "My second wish was for a chick with long