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Sunday, January 11, 2004

Groaner

King Ozymandias of Assyria was running low on cash after
years of war with the Hittites. His last great possession
was the Star of the Euphrates, the most valuable diamond
in the ancient world. Desperate, he went to Crosus, the
pawnbroker, to ask for a loan. Crosus said, "I'll give you
100,000 dinars for it." "But I paid a million dinars for
it," the King protested. "Don't you know who I am? I am the
King!"

Crosus replied, "When you wish to pawn a Star... it makes
no difference who you are!"

posted by Gary  # 1/11/2004 08:38:00 PM
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