|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1977 of 2171|
Two is not equal to three, even for large values of two.
|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1978 of 2171|
Two men are in a hot-air balloon. Soon, they find themselves lost in a
canyon somewhere. One of the three men says, "I've got an idea. We can
call for help in this canyon and the echo will carry our voices to the
end of the canyon. Someone's bound to hear us by then!"
So he leans over the basket and screams out, "Helllloooooo! Where
are we?" (They hear the echo several times).
Fifteen minutes later, they hear this echoing voice: "Helllloooooo!
The shouter comments, "That must have been a mathematician."
Puzzled, his friend asks, "Why do you say that?"
"For three reasons. First, he took a long time to answer, second,
he was absolutely correct, and, third, his answer was absolutely useless."
|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1979 of 2171|
Two men came before Nasrudin when he was magistrate. The first man said,
"This man has bitten my ear -- I demand compensation." The second man said,
"He bit it himself." Nasrudin withdrew to his chambers, and spent an hour
trying to bite his own ear. He succeeded only in falling over and bruising
his forehead. Returning to the courtroom, Nasrudin pronounced, "Examine
the man whose ear was bitten. If his forehead is bruised, he did it himself
and the case is dismissed. If his forehead is not bruised, the other man
did it and must pay three silver pieces."
|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1980 of 2171|
Two men look out through the same bars; one sees mud, and one the stars.
|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1981 of 2171|
Two men were sitting over coffee, contemplating the nature of things,
with all due respect for their breakfast. "I wonder why it is that
toast always falls on the buttered side," said one.
"Tell me," replied his friend, "why you say such a thing. Look
at this." And he dropped his toast on the floor, where it landed on the
"So, what have you to say for your theory now?"
"What am I to say? You obviously buttered the wrong side."
|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1982 of 2171|
Two peanuts were walking through the New York. One was assaulted.
|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1983 of 2171|
Two percent of zero is almost nothing.
|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1984 of 2171|
Two rights don't make a wrong, they make an airplane.
|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1985 of 2171|
Two Russian friends happen to meet in Red Square. One of them says, "By
the way, did you hear that Romanov died?"
"No," replied the other, "I didn't even know he'd been arrested!"
|Freebsd Fortunes 6: 1986 of 2171|
Two sure ways to tell a REALLY sexy man; the first is, he has a bad memory.
I forget the second.