A local farmer named Ennee Wone was overseeing his herd in a remote pasture in Bolehland when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced out of a dust cloud towards him.
The driver, a young man in an Armani suit, Gucci shoes, RayBan sunglasses and YSL tie, leans out the window and asks the farmer, "If I tell you exactly how many cows and calves you have in your herd, will you give me a calf?"
The farmer looks at the man, obviously a yuppie, then looks at his peacefully grazing herd and calmly answers, "Sure, why not?"
The yuppie parks his car, whips out his Dell notebook computer, connects it to his Cingular RAZR V3 cell phone, and surfs to a page on the Internet, where he calls up a series of GPS satellites to get an exact fix on his location which he then feeds to a NASA satellite that scans the area to produce an ultra-high-resolution photo.
The young man then opens the digital photo in Adobe Photoshop and exports it to an image processing facility in Hamburg , Germany. Within a few seconds, he receives an email on his Palm Pilot that the image has been processed and the data is stored.
He then accesses a MS-SQL database through an ODBC connected Excel spreadsheet with email on his Blackberry and, after a few minutes, receives a response. Finally, he prints out a full-colour, 150-page report on his hi-tech, miniaturized HP LaserJet printer and finally turns to the farmer and says, "You have exactly 1,586 cows and calves."
"That's right. Well, I guess you can take one of my calves," says the honest farmer.
He watches the young man select one of the animals and looks on amused as the young man stuffs it into the trunk of his car.
Then the farmer says to the young man, "Hey, if I can tell you exactly what your business is, will you give me back my calf?"
The young man thinks about it for a second and then says, "Okay, why not?"
"You're a graduate from Oxford and an UMNO Member of Parliament," says the farmer.
"Wow! That's correct," exclaims the yuppie with the customary UMNO 'Wow Factor',
"But how did you guess that?"
"No guessing required," answered the farmer. "You showed up here even though nobody called you; you wanted to get paid for an answer I already knew, to a question which I had never asked. You tried to show me how much smarter you are, and you don't know a thing about cows. This is a herd of sheep.
Now give me back my dog."
Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus
False in one thing, false in all
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