Two men were adrift in a lifeboat following a dramatic escape from a
burning freight vessel. While rummaging through the boat's provisions, one
of the men stumbled across an old lamp.
Secretly hoping that a Genie would appear, he rubbed the lamp vigorously.
To the amazement of the castaways, one did come forth. This particular
Genie, however, stated that he could only deliver one wish, not the
Without giving much thought to the matter the man blurted out, "Make the
entire ocean into beer!" Immediately the Genie clapped his hands with a
deafening crash, and the entire sea turned into the finest brew ever
sampled by mortals.
Simultaneously, the Genie vanished to his freedom. Only the gentle lapping
of beer on the hull broke the stillness as the two men considered their
circumstances. The other man looked disgustedly at the one whose wish had
After a long, tension-filled moment, he spoke: "Nice going! Now we're
going to have to pee in the boat."