Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 15:11:33 -0400
One day, a man was walking along the beach and came
across an odd-looking bottle. Not being one to ignore
tradition, he rubbed it and, much to his surprise, a Genie
"For releasing me from the bottle, I will grant you three
wishes," said the Genie. The man was ecstatic. "But
there's a catch," the Genie continued.
"What catch?" asked the man, eyeing the Genie
The Genie replied, "For each of your wishes, every lawyer
in the world will receive DOUBLE what you asked for."
"Hey, I can live with that! No problem!" replied the
"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 been given TWO Ferraris,"
said the Genie.
"What is your next wish?"
"I could really use a million dollars..." replied the man, and
One million dollars appeared at his feet. "Now, every
lawyer in the world is TWO million dollars richer," the
Genie reminded the man.
"Well, that's okay, as long as I've got MY million," replied
"And what is your final wish?" asked the Genie.
The man thought long and hard, and finally said, "Well, you
know, I've always wanted to donate a kidney...."