A man was walking along the beach at Malibu when he found a
bottle. He looked around and didn’t see anyone so he opened it.
A genie appeared and thanked the man for letting him out. The
genie said, “For your kindness I will grant you one wish, but
The man thought for a minute and said, “I have always wanted to
go to Hawaii but have never been able to because I’m afraid of
flying and ships make me claustrophobic and ill. So, I wish for
a bridge to be built from here to Hawaii.”
The genie thought for a few minutes and said, “No, I don’t think
I can do that. Just think of all the work involved with the
pilings needed to hold up the highway and how deep they would
have to be to reach the bottom of the ocean. Think of all the
pavement that would be needed.
No, that is just too much to ask.”
The man thought for a minute and then told the genie, “There is
one other thing that 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?