Sold!

JOKE OF THE WEEK, 3 Jun 2024

Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service

Three men, selling bibles door to door, bet who will sell the most in a day. They meet at end of the day.

The first man sold 2 bibles. The second sold 3. But the third man, who had a terrible stutter, says hhhee hhhee sssold 60.

The other two, very surprised, asked how he did it.

He said, “Wwwhen Iiiii nnnnnnknock aaaat thththe ddddooor, I say: Do you wwwwwant tto bbbuy a bbbbbible ooooorrr shshshould Iiii jjjust rrrread it tttto yyyyou?”

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Dietrich Fischer (1941-2015) from Münsingen, Switzerland, got a Licentiate in Mathematics from the University of Bern 1968 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from New York University 1976. Fischer was a MacArthur Fellow in International Peace and Security at Princeton University 1986-88, has taught mathematics, computer science, economics and peace studies at various universities, and been a consultant to the United Nations. He was co-founder, with Johan Galtung, of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment in 1993.


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