Re: Prawns joke

Jonathan Clarke (
Wed, 10 Feb 1999 21:51:23 +1100

Dear All

Read and Groan!


> There were two prawns, James and Christian, swimming along the bottom of
> the ocean. James accidentally rubs up against an old lantern and whoosh, a
> genie appears and grants James two wishes. After a moment's thought James
> decides that he wants to becomes a shark so as to gain the respect of all
> the creatures of the sea.
> Whoosh, James becomes a shark and swims off. Two weeks later James is
> upset. All of his old friends are now afraid of him and his life is
> miserable. He decides to use his second wish, and he wishes to be a prawn
> once again. Whoosh.... Now a prawn again James swims away to look for his
> mate Christian. When he arrives at Christian's house he knocks on the door
> and shouts out for Christian. " Go away", says Christian, "you're a shark
> and you'll just eat me" "No I won't", shouts James, "I'm a prawn again
> Christian".