Money-Making Schemes with Hairspray
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 97 18:01:23 -0800
Subject: Money-Making Schemes with Hairspray
Forwarded-by: chuck@NYC.Thinkbank.COM (Chuck Ocheret)
A little boy and his grandfather are raking leaves in the yard. The little
boy finds an earthworm trying to get back into its hole. He says, "Grandpa,
I bet I can put that worm back in that hole." The grandfather replies,
"I'll bet you five dollars you can't. It's too wiggly and limp to put back
in that little hole."
The little boy runs into the house and comes back out with a can of
hairspray. He sprays the worm until it is straight and stiff as a board.
Then he puts the worm back into the hole. The grandfather hands the little
boy five dollars, grabs the hairspray, and runs into the house. Thirty
minutes later the grandfather comes back out and hands the little boy
another five dollars. The little boy says, "Grandpa, you already gave me
The grandfather replies, "I know. That's from your grandma."
© 1997 Peter Langston