The telephone bell on a prominent economist s desk rang insistently. When he answered, a voice informed him, You re all wet about the cost of living reaching a new high! My wife and I live sumptuously—eating everything we like—on sixty-eight cents a week. Sixty-eight cents a week! Echoed the economist. I can t believe it! Won t you tell me how? And to make sure I get the story straight, please speak louder. I can t speak louder, came the answer. I m a goldfish.
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The keeper of the zoo found the new employee standing uneasily before the lion s cage. Keeper: Didn t I tell you that when a lion wags his tail he s friendly? Employee: Yes, but he was roaring and wagging his tail at the same time. Keeper: Well, what s that got to do with it? Employee: I didn t know which end to believe.