mikedf at amnh.org
Tue Sep 24 17:01:26 MDT 2002
>A city boy, Kenny, moved to the country and bought a donkey from an old
>farmer for $100.00. The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day.
>The next day the farmer drove up and said, "Sorry son, but I have
>some bad news, the donkey died."
>Kenny replied, "Well then, just give me my money back."
>The farmer said, "Can't do that. I went and spent it already."
>Kenny said, "OK then, just unload the donkey."
>The farmer asked, "What ya goanna do with him?"
>Kenny, "I'm going to raffle him off."
>Farmer, " You can't raffle off a dead donkey!"
>Kenny, "Sure I can. Watch me. I just won't tell anybody he is dead."
>A month later the farmer met up with Kenny and asked, "What happened with
>that dead donkey?"
>Kenny, "I raffled him off. I sold 500 tickets at two dollars a piece and
>made a profit of $898.00."
>Farmer, "Didn't anyone complain?"
>Kenny, " Just the guy who won. So I gave him his two dollars back."
>Kenny grew up and eventually became the chairman of Enron
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