Monday, October 08, 2007

Cajun or the Lawyer: Who is Smarter?

A lawyer and a Cajun are sitting next to each other on a long flight.
The lawyer asks if the Cajun would like to play a fun game. The Cajun is
tired and just wants to take a nap, so he politely declines and tries
to catch a few winks.

The lawyer persists, that the game is a lot of fun. "I ask you a
question, and if you don't know the answer, you pay me only $5; you ask
me one, and if I don't know the answer, I will pay you $500.

This catches the Cajun's attention and to keep the lawyer quiet, agrees
to play the game.

The lawyer asks the first question. "What's the distance from the earth
to the moon?" The Cajun doesn't say a word, reaches in his pocket
pulls out a five-dollar bill, and hands it to the lawyer.

Now, it's the Cajun's turn. He asks the lawyer, "What goes up a hill
with three legs, and comes down with four?"

The lawyer uses his laptop, searches all references. He uses the
Airphone; he searches the Net and even the Library of Congress. He
sends e-mails to all the smart friends he knows, all to no avail.

After one hour of searching he finally gives up. He wakes up the Cajun
and hands him $500. The Cajun pockets the $500 goes right back to sleep.


The lawyer is going nuts not knowing the answer. He wakes the Cajun up
and asks, "Well, so what goes up a hill with three legs and comes down
with four?"

The Cajun reaches in his pocket, hands the lawyer $5 and goes back to
sleep.

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