A guy was walking along the beach in Malibu when he came across this
salt encrusted piece of metal. He scratched away at it to remove
the salt, to reveal a very old oil lamp. With an embarassed look around him, the guy gives it a quick rub ... a Genie appeared.
This genie, like all genies, was so happy to be freed of the lamp
that he granted the guy three wishes.
"I wish to be a dollar richer than Bill Gates," says the guy.
"You will forever be a dollar richer than Bill Gates. What's your second wish?"
"Genie, I want the most expensive Porsche made: Fire engine red, on
board GPS and the finest audio system ever installed in an
The genie waved his hand and the requested Egomobile appeared.
But what about the third wish .... "Genie," the guy said, "I can't think of anything now. May I save the third wish for later?"
"Gee, this is most unusual. But you're in control, and I can't escape
from this lamp until you make a third wish. Call me when you're ready,"
and whoosh the genie disappeared back into the lamp.
The guy carefully placed the lamp on the passenger seat of his new car, and fastened the seat belt. He turns on the radio and pulled off the beach, heading south along the Pacific Coast Highway.
Soon he was up to 60, then 70, then 80. The Porsche handled perfectly. The guy was so happy that he began to sing along with the familiar commercial on the radio.
"Oh, I wish I was an Oscar-Mayer Wiener..."