Saturday, July 10, 2010

Jose & Carlos

Jose and Carlos are both beggars. They beg in different areas of town. Carlos begs for the same amount of time as Jose, but only collects about eight or nine dollars a day. Every day, Jose brings home a suitcase full of ten dollar bills. He drives a Mercedes, lives in a mortgage-free house, and has lots of cash to spend.

"Hey, amigo," Carlos says to Jose, "I work just as long and hard as you do, so how come you bring home a suitcase full of ten dollar bills every day?"

Jose says, "Look at your sign, what does it say?"

Carlos' sign reads: I have no work, a wife and six kids to support.

"What's wrong with that?" Carlos asks him.

"No wonder you only get eight or nine dollars a day!"

Carlos says, "Alright, so what does your sign say?"

Jose's sign reads: I only need ten dollars to get back to Mexico.

Stolen from: Phil of Phils Phun


  1. Love it LOL

    Jose had his head screwed on :-)

    Enjoy your weekend!

  2. i will do that

    have a nice weekend Sandee.

  3. Jose is a very smart

  4. My grandfather aways said there is no shame in honest work, as long as you work smart and do it to the best of your ability. bwahahahaha!

    Big hugs xo

  5. i'd chip in if it would work!

    smiles, bee

  6. That is one smart begger. No wonder he is rich. Good one.
    Have a great week end Sandee.

  7. Jose could bring home a suitcase of twenties if he thought about it.

  8. It is all a racket those folks with signs at the intersection. I see a couple of beggars on my way to another town. They don't realize that people see them drive up and park their nice truck. They look so convincing especially when they use their little dog.

    I know you are having a spectular weekend. I can't wait to hear all about it.

  9. LOL

    this is hilarious, so don't ask for help.. instead, ask for a way to get rid of yourself =))

  10. creative beggar...!
    have a great weekend!

  11. Ha ha! Very clever man :)

  12. LOL--clever! Have a great Saturday.

  13. Hahaha smart dude!

  14. Only ten dollars, he's a cheap traveller hehehe

  15. Clever guy... and it's all tax-free cash under the table, too!

  16. Brilliant!

    Big hugs, honey...

  17. Jose: a true entrepreneur ;-)

  18. Love it... Capitalism at its best!

  19. In Romaniae saw a beggar who simply asked for money for a bottle of countries without any shame, the apex is that people on the street give him


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