AUGUST 1, 2002
TOURIST SEASON is in FULL SWING
A lot of people
in the U. S believe there’s something big and bulky tramping
through the woods of the Pacific Northwest, and it’s not the
Michelin Tire Man. Some claim to have seen this ape-like creature
or its footprints, and there are even recordings of its sounds.
Naturally, there’s also a fuzzy film clip of this whatzzit.
Arafat wants a postage stamp issued with his picture on it. So, he instructs his people, stressing that it should be of high International quality.
The stamps are created, printed, and released.
Arafat is very pleased.
But within a few days of release of the stamp, he begins hearing complaints that the stamp is not sticking, and he became infuriated.
He calls the people responsible and orders them to investigate the matter. They check the matter out at several post offices, and they report the problem to Arafat.
The report states, "There is nothing wrong with the quality of the stamp. The problem is people are spitting on the wrong side."
"I'm a plumber," he
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