Oregon Magazine

E-RFD: Three men

   Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 01:28:29 EDT 
   From: Winstonone@aol.com 
 Three men - a Canadian farmer, Osama bin Laden and a Texan are all
 walking  together one day.  They come across a lantern and a Genie pops out of it.   I will give each of you one wish, which is three wishes in total,' says the Genie.

 The Canadian says, 'I am a farmer and my son will also farm. I want the land  to be forever fertile in Canada.'   POOOOFF!  With the blink of the Genie's eye, the land in Canada was forever fertile for farming.

 Osama bin Laden was amazed, so he said, 'I want a wall around
 Afghanistan,  Palestine, Iraq and Iran so that no infidels, Americans or Canadians can come into our precious states.'   POOOFF!  Again, with the blink of the Genie's eye, there was a huge wall around those countries.

 The Texan says, 'I am very curious.  Please tell me more about this wall.'

 The Genie explains, 'Well, it's about 5,000 feet high, 500 feet thick and
 completely surrounds the countries.  Nothing can get in or out; it's virtually

 The Texan sits down, cracks a beer and smiles.  He says; 'Fill it with water.' 

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