OT: Seasonal humor
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Fri Mar 30 17:24:48 EDT 2018
On all other nights we eat leavened products and matzah, and on this
night only matzah.
Happy Passover, Larry
On 3/30/2018 3:25 PM, Larry Colen wrote:
> Godfrey DiGiorgi wrote:
>> It's all Greek to me.
> Why is this different from all other nights?
>> No more bewildered than usual.
>>> On Mar 30, 2018, at 1:07 PM, Larry Colen<lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
>>> I got this from a friend on facebook...
>>> If I only shared the Russian version below, the joke would only be
>>> accessible to a small fraction of my friends; with my loose
>>> translation, hopefully it’s accessible to a fraction more :) have a
>>> good chuckle, and a good day!
>>> Bill Gates announced a contest for a vacant spot of CEO at
>>> “Microsoft-Europe”. 5000 people showed up for the interview in a
>>> huge hall. Among the attendees, there was Moris Cohen, a Sephardic
>>> Jew from Paris.
>>> Bill Gates warmly thanked the attendees, then asked everyone who
>>> didn’t know Java to leave the room. 2000 people got up and left.
>>> Moris Cohen thought, “I don’t know Java, but what would I lose if I
>>> Then Bill Gates asked that everyone who didn’t have experience
>>> managing groups of more than 100 people to leave the room. 2000 more
>>> people left the room. Moris Cohen thought, “I don’t have that
>>> experience, but what would I lose if I stayed?”
>>> Then Bill Gates asked everyone who didn’t graduate their university
>>> cum laude, to leave the room. 500 people left the room. Moris Cohen
>>> thought, “I dropped out of school when I was 15, but what would I
>>> lose if I stayed?”
>>> Then Bill Gates asked everyone who wasn’t fluent in Serbian and
>>> Croatian to leave the room. 498 more people left. Moris Cohen
>>> thought, “I don’t know these languages, but what would I lose if I
>>> After that, only him and one other attendee were left in the room.
>>> Bill Gates approaches them and said, “I see, only you two are fluent
>>> in Serbian and Croatian. I’d like to hear you communicate in them.”
>>> Without flinching an eye, Moris Cohen turned to the other candidate
>>> and said, “Ma nishtanah halailah hazeh mikol haleilot?”
>>> To which, without hesitation, the other candidate replied,
>>> “Sheb’khol haleilot anu okhlin hametz umatzah; halailah hazeh, kuloh
>>> Hag Sameah to all who celebrate!
>>> Larry Colen lrc at red4est.com (postbox on min4est)
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Sooner or later "different" scares people.
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