Shimmy asked Max, “How did you get so witty and wise? You always make the brilliant comment.”
“Don’t tell anyone, but the secret is the fish heads I sell in my store. I make a soup out of them, and it speeds up my brain.”
“Really? How much do you sell the fish heads for?”
“50 bucks a pound.”
“Pretty good deal if they make me as smart as you.”
“OK, I’ll take five pounds.”
A week later, Shimmy walks into Max’s fish shop.
“You liar! You cheat! Nobody buys fish heads – that’s why they’re so cheap. And you unloaded them on for for 50 bucks a pound!”
“See? You’re getting smarter already.”
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