Join Date: Jul 2003
I s'pose you've all heard this one, but I just came across it and thought it appropriate here:
R. Boles was an amazing man. Every day, he would climb a palm tree and fly it to work. Word got to the military about the
abilities of this man. They brought him to the base to see if the rumors were true and if his abilities might be used. The man was
worried because he could see no palm trees. But nobody would listen. They told him, "Trees is trees, right?"
Anyway, they brought him to the general, who wanted him to demonstrate what he could do. He said, "But sir, this is an elm
But the general snarled back, "Trees is trees, right? Now get in that tree, and fly."
The man climbed the tree and tried to fly it. He tried and tried again, but the tree wooden even budge. The general got
impatient. "What's the matter, son? Can't you fly trees?"
"Sir, that's what I've been trying to tell everyone. I'm a palm pilot!"