One year later the businessman, having worked long and hard to regain his
financial success, returned to Vegas and this time he won big. Feeling
pretty good about himself, he went out to the front of the casino to get a
cab ride back to the airport. Well who should he see out there, at the end
of a long line of cabs, but his old buddy who had refused to give him a
ride when he was down on his luck. The businessman thought for a moment
about how he could make the guy pay for his lack of charity, and he hit on
a plan. The businessman got in the first cab in the line, "How much for a
ride to the airport," he asked?
"Fifteen bucks," came the reply.
"And how much for you to give me a b---j-- on the way?"
"What?! Get the hell out of my cab."
The businessman got into the back of each cab in the long line and asked
the same questions, with the same result. When he got to his old friend
at the back of the line, he got in and asked "How much for a ride to the
The cabbie replied "fifteen bucks."
The businessman said "ok" and off they went. Then, as they drove slowly past the long line of cabs the businessman waved to each of them with a big smile on his face.
Submitted By: Robert Klugiewicz
Jul 15, 1997 22:52