A man was walking along a California beach and stumbled across an old
lamp. He picked it up, rubbed it and out popped a genie. The genie
said "OK, OK. You released me from the lamp, blah blah blah. This is
the fourth time this month, and I'm getting a little sick of these
wishes so you can forget about three. You only get one wish!"
The man sat and thought about it for a while and said, "I've always
wanted to go to Hawaii, but I'm scared to fly and I get very seasick.
Could you build me a bridge to Hawaii so I can drive over there to
visit?" The genie laughed and said, "That's impossible. Think of the
logistics of that! How would the supports ever reach the bottom of the
Pacific? Think of how much concrete...how much steel!! No, think of
another wish." The man said OK and tried to think of a really good
Finally, he said, "I've been married and divorced four times. My wives
always said that I don't care and that I'm insensitive. So, I wish
that I could understand women....know how they feel inside and what
they're thinking when they give me the silent treatment....know why
they're crying, know what they really want when they say
'nothing'....know how to make them truly happy...."
The genie said, "You want that bridge two lanes or four?"