An emperor in the Far East was growing old and knew it was time to
choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or his
children, he decided something different.
He called young people in the kingdom together one day. He said, "It
is time for me to step down and choose the next emperor. I have
James Bender, in his book "How to Talk Well" relates the story of a
farmer who grew award winning corn. Each year he entered his corn
in the state fair where it won a blue ribbon. One year a newspaper
reporter interviewed him and learned something interesting about
how he grew it.
The reporter discovered that [...]
A son and his father were walking on the mountains. Suddenly, his
son falls, hurts himself and screams: "AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!"
To his surprise, he hears the voice repeating, somewhere in the
Curious, he yells: "Who are you?"
He receives the answer: "Who are you?"
Angered at the [...]