The mayor of Haifa was very worried about a plague of pigeons in Haifa. He could not remove the pigeons from the city. All of Haifa was full of pigeon poop, the people of Haifa could not walk on the sidewalks, or drive on the roads.

It was costing a fortune to keep the streets and sidewalks clean.
One day a man came to City Hall and offered the Mayor a proposition. “I can rid your beautiful city of its plague of pigeons without any cost to the city. But, you must promise not to ask me any questions or, you can pay me one million dollars to ask one question.”

The mayor considered the offer briefly and accepted the free proposition.

The next day the man climbed to the top of City Hall, opened his coat, and released a blue pigeon. The blue pigeon circled in the air and flew up into the bright blue sky.
All the pigeons in Haifa saw the blue pigeon and gathered up in the air behind her. The Haifa pigeons followed the blue pigeon as she flew southward out of the city… and all the pigeons of Haifa followed their Blue Leader.

The next day the blue pigeon returned, completely ALONE, to his owner waiting on the roof of City Hall.

The Mayor was very impressed. He felt the man and the blue pigeon had performed a miraculous service to rid Haifa of the plague of pigeons. Best of all, the man who owned the wondrous blue pigeon was not due any compensation because no question had been asked.

But the mayor could not resist temptation; the poor mayor was unable to refrain a minute longer, he had a question to ask. So the mayor paid the man $1 million just to get to ask only one question. The man accepted the money and said to the mayor, “O.K. Let’s have it; what’s the million dollar question?”

Do you think the Mayor was going to ask how the blue pigeon led all the pigeons away? Wrong!

Do you think the Mayor was going to ask where all the pigeons went? Wrong!

Do you think he was going to ask where the man got the blue pigeon? Noooo!

The mayor asked…”DO YOU HAVE A BLUE ARAB?”

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