These three guys –

These three guys – an American, Chinese, and German – were
shipwrecked on a desert island. The German found this smokey bottle.
So he brought it back to the other two and they all opened it togther
(the German was a really nice guy). Well, low and behold, a GENIE
POPPED OUT! The genie granted them each one wish, and of course all
three wanted to be back home. So the genie said he would grant them
their wishes.

“But first, you must all do me a favor. Mr. American – I want you
to built me a restaurant here. Mr. German – you will make the kitchen
for this restaurant. Mr. Chinaman – you will get the supplies for the
restaurant. I have a hot date waiting for me in Bagdad, so I have to
go. But I will return in ONE MONTH. At that time, if you satisfied my
requirements, I will grant your wishes.”

So for one month, the three men American and German toiled while
the Oriental kinda lazed around and gave a helping hand to the other
two. Then about 4 days before the genie’s expected return, the
Oriental disappeared.

Well, the genie came back, just as he promised, and asked to be
shown what they had done.

He was amazed by the restaurant! Five dining rooms, a tremendous
main lobby – all made of bamboo! It was a magnificent feat. As for the
kitchen – full utensils, running gas stoves, pots, pans – all made
from shells, bamboo, and coconuts. An absolute wonder!

“But where are the supplies from Mr. Chinaman?”

The two men said they didn’t know. All they knew was that he had
disappered a few days ago and they hadn’t seen hide nor hair of him
since then. Suddenly from the shadows, out leaped the Oriental,
shouting in a loud voice:


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