Monday, August 18, 2003

United Nations survey

A worldwide survey was conducted by the UN. The only question asked was: "Would you please give your honest opinion about the solutions to the food shortage in the rest of the world?"

The survey was, not surprisingly, a huge failure.

Why? Because:
In Eastern Europe, they didn't know what "honest" meant.
In Western Europe, they didn't know what "shortage" meant.
In Africa, they didn't know what "food" meant.
In China, they didn't know what "opinion" meant.
In the Middle East, they didn't know what "solution" meant.
In South America, they didn't know what "please" meant.
In the US, they didn't know what "the rest of the world" meant.
In Singapore, they didn't know what "give" meant.

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