* A man was an antique collector and one of his prize dishes cracked right through the middle. He decided he would send away to the manufacturer in China to get replicas made to exactly match the material and pattern. He gave them very specific instructions to match the pattern and even sent the insured old plate to them as a sample. Several weeks later he go his shipment. The original cracked plate was returned and the six others he ordered were also cracked in exactly the same way.
* My friend Anna and I were eating in a Chinese restaurant. When an elderly waiter set chopsticks at our places, Anna made a point of reaching into her purse and pulling out her own pair. “As an environmentalist,” she declared, “I do not approve of destroying natural creation for throwaway utensils.” The waiter inspected her chopsticks carefully and commented, “They are the very beautiful, made of Elephant Ivory.”
+ This guy was so boring that when he fell overboard from a cruise ship, the sharks circled him three times and then lost interest.