A man has spent many days crossing the desert without water. His camel
dies of thirst. He's crawling through the sands, certain that he has
breathed his last, when all of a sudden he sees an object sticking out
of the sand several yards ahead of him.
He crawls to the object, pulls it out of the sand, and discovers what
looks to be an old brief case. He opens it and out pops a genie, but
this is no ordinary genie. He is wearing a Senior Manager ID badge and
dull grey suit.
"Well" says the genie. "You know how it works. You have three wishes."
"I'm not falling for this." says the man. "I'm not going to trust a
"What do you have to lose? You've got no transportation, and it looks
like you're a goner anyway!"
The man thinks about this for a minute,
and decides that the genie is right.
"OK, I wish I were in a lush oasis with plentiful food and drink."
The man finds himself in the most beautiful oasis he has ever seen,
and he is surrounded with jugs of wine and platters of delicacies.
"OK, kid, what's your second wish?"
"My second wish is that I were rich beyond my wildest dreams."
The man finds himself surrounded by treasure chests filled with rare
gold coins and precious gems.
"OK, kid, you have just one more wish.
Better make it a good one!"
After thinking for a few minutes, the man says: "I wish that no
matter where I go beautiful women will want and need me."
He is turned into a tampon.
The moral of the story?
If a Senior Manager offers you anything, there's going to be a string
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