Somewhere, in a desert near you.....


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A fleeing Taliban, desperate for water, was plodding through the Afghan desert when
he saw something far off in the distance. Hoping to find water, he hurried
toward the oasis, only to find a little old Jewish man at a small stand,
selling ties..

The Taliban asked, "Do you have

The Jewish man replied, "I have no water. Would you like to
buy a tie?
They are only $5."

The Taliban shouted,

"Idiot! I do not need an over-priced tie.. I need water! I should kill
you, but I must find water first!

"OK," said the old Jewish man, "It does not matter that you do not
want to buy a tie and that you hate me. I will show you that I am
bigger than that.

If you continue over that hill to the east for about two miles, you
will find a lovely restaurant. It has all the ice cold water you need.

Cursing, the Taliban staggered away over the

Several hours later he staggered back, almost dead &

"Your brother won't let me in without a tie!"