of the day
Tuesday, June 14
Man Asks The Bartender If He Can Impress Him For A Free
man walks into a bar and he is completely parched. He
sits at the bar, pats his pockets and realizes he's left
his wallet at home. He calls to the bartender,
pal, I've left my wallet at home but hey... tell you what,
if I can show you something incredible, will you give
me a free beer in return?"
bartender is a worldly individual. "Listen mate,
look around at the stuff on the walls, I've seen all kinds
of things, been all kinds of places. I mean, you can give
it a shot but I honestly doubt you can show me something
the man reaches into his left jacket pocket and pulls
out a small hamster. He places the hamster on the bar
and the bartender looks bemused. The man reaches into
his other jacket pocket and pulls out a tiny piano, followed
by a tiny stool, just the right size for the hamster,
who sits down, cracks his knuckles and starts playing
a famous piece of music by Rachmaninoff.
bartender is speechless.
you what mate... I've seen some things in my time but
that is absolutely incredible! Here's your free beer."
visitor gulps down his drink until the last drop is gone.
But he can't help but feel another drink would really
hit the spot. He motions to the bartender again.
I could really use another drink - how about I show you
something even more incredible?"
bartender stares in disbelief. "After that performance,
I think you'll struggle to beat it! But go on, try your
man reaches into his left jacket pocket again and retrieves
a small frog, who is wearing a waist coat. He places the
frog on the stool beside the hamster. The hamster counts
to four, the frog clears his throat, and over the piano
the frog sings a classic opera, bringing several people
in the bar to tears.
my word," says the bartender. "That is absolutely
unbelievable. Here's your pint, mate. You've earned it."
the corner of the room, a shady looking individual has
been watching with keen interest from behind his dark
sunglasses. He approaches the owner of the performing
animals and gets straight to business.
give you £50,000 right now, in cash, if you'll let
me take that frog off your hands this instant."
sure, why not?" says the man, as he duly hands the
frog over to the shady character, who promptly slides
back a silver briefcase filled with bank notes before
making his exit with the frog.
you MAD!?" the bartender says to the man. "You
could have made millions with that frog!"
says the man.
hamster's a ventriloquist."