A mangy looking guy who goes into a bar and orders a drink. The
bartender says, "No way. I don't think you can pay for it."
The guy says, "You're right. I don't have any money, but if I show
you something you haven't seen before, will you give me a drink?"
The bartender says, "Only if what you show me ain't risque."
"Deal!" says the guy and reaches into his coat pocket and pulls out a
hamster. He puts the hamster on the bar and it runs to the end of
the bar, down the bar, across the room, up the piano, jumps on the
keyboard and starts playing Gershwin songs. And the hamster is
The bartender says, "You're right. I've never seen anything like
that before. That hamster is truly good on the piano." The guy
downs the drink and asks the bartender for another.
"Money or another miracle else no drink," says the bartender. The
guy reaches into his coat again and pulls out a frog. He puts the
frog on the bar, and the frog starts to sing. He has a marvelous
voice and great pitch. A fine singer. A stranger from the other end
of the bar runs over to the guy and offers him $300 for the frog.
The guy says, "It's a deal." He takes the three hundred and gives
the stranger the frog. The stranger runs out of the bar. The
bartender says to the guy, "Are you some kind of nut? You sold a
singing frog for $300? It must have been worth millions. You must
"Not so", says the guy, "the hamster is also a ventriloquist."