Magician VS Parrot

There was this magician who had a job on a cruise liner, entertaining

the passengers with a nightly show. He was very successful in his job

and there was always a full house at all his performances. Life was

sweet. The money was rolling in, he had one of the best cabins, ate

the best food, mixed with the best people. All was fine until one day

the captain bought a parrot.

The highlight of the parrot's day was going along to see the magician

in action in the evening. During the magician's performances, the

parrot would watch him very carefully during each trick, and

immediately after the magician had completed the trick the parrot

would call out in a loud squark, " It's up his sleeve, it's up his

sleeve," or, " It's down his trousers, it's down his trousers," each

time ruining the magician's trick.

Well life was no longer as sweet and the magician started to struggle

to satisfy the passengers. The magician naturally got very tired of

the parrot and longed to kill it.

Then one night in the middle of the magician's performances, the ship

hit an iceberg and sank. Everyone was killed except for the magician

and the parrot. The magician managed to swim to a piece of wreckage,

climbed aboard and collapsed. The parrot flew towards the magician

and perched on the edge of the raft and stared at the magician.

For a whole day the magician was unconscious, and all this time the

parrot did not take his eyes off him. Eventually the magician started

to stir, and looked up not really knowing where he was or what had

happened. He eventually found enough energy to sit up. He then

noticed the parrot, who had not stopped focusing his eyes on him all

this time.

"All right I give up ..." chirped the parrot, "... What have you done

with the ship ?"

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