A man is walking down a beach, and accidentally kicks a bottle out of the sand. He opens the bottle
and a genie appears.
The genie said, "I am so grateful to get out of that bottle that I will grant you one wish. I can
The man thought for a while and finally said, "I have always wanted to go to Hawaii. I've never
to go because I cannot fly. Airplanes are much too frightening for me. On a boat, I see all that water
I become very claustrophobic. So I wish for a road to be built from here toHawaii.
The genie thought for a few minutes and finally said, "No, I don't think I can do that. Just think
of all the
work involved. Consider all the piling needed to hold up a highway and how deep they would have to go
to reach the bottom of the ocean. Imagine the entire pavement needed. No, that is just too much to
The man thought for a few minutes and then told the genie, "There is one other thing I have always
wanted. I would like to be able to understand women. What makes them laugh and cry, why are they
temperamental, why are they so difficult to get along with. Basically, what makes them tick."
The genie considered for a few minutes and said, "So, do you want two lanes or four?"