jokes: Kikuyu and Whiteman


jokes: Kikuyu and Whiteman

A Kikuyu and an American man are sitting next to each
other on a long flight from London to New York.
The American man leans over to the Kikuyu and asks if
he would like to play a fun game. The Kikuyu just wants to take a nap,
so he politely declines and rolls over to the window to catch a few
winks.
The American man persists and explains that the game
is real easy and is a lot of fun. He explains “I ask you a question, and if
you don’t know the answer, you pay me $5. Then you ask me a question, and
if I don’t know the answer, I’ll pay you $5.”
Again, the Kikuyu politely declines and tries to get
to sleep.
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he American man , now somewhat agitated, says, “OK,
if you don’t know the answer you pay me $5, and if I don’t know the answer,
I’ll pay you $100!”
This catches the Kikuyu’s attention, and he sees no
end to this torment unless he plays, so he agrees to the game.
The American asks the first question. “What’s the
distance from the earth to the moon?” The Kikuyu doesn’t say a word, but
reaches into his wallet, pulls out a five dollar bill and hands it to the
American.
Now, it’s the Kikuyu’s turn. He asks the American
“What goes up a hill with three legs, and comes down on four?”
The American looks up at him with a puzzled look. He
takes out his laptop computer and searches all of his references. He taps
into the Airphone with his modem and searches the net and the Library of
Congress. Frustrated, he sends e-mail to his co-workers-all to no avail.

After about an hour, he wakes the Kikuyu and hands him
$100. The Kikuyu politely takes the $100 and turns away to try to get
back to sleep.

 

The American, more than a little miffed, shakes the
Kikuyu and asks “Well, so what’s the answer?” Without
a word, the Kikuyu reaches into his wallet, hands the American $5,
and turns away to get back to sleep.

 

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