Monkey Business
Rekha • onHumor 11 years ago • 2 min read

A man appeared from nowhere in a suburb of Delhi infiltrated with Monkeys and advertised to the residents that he would buy monkeys for $10.00 each on behalf of western countries where they will be adopted by kinder and richer childless families and those who don't believe in human children. The residents seeing that there were many monkeys around, went out and started catching old monkeys. The man bought many, many at $10.00 and soon supply started to diminish.

He raised the buying price and declared that he would now pay at $20.00 each. This energized the residents and they now started catching young male productive monkeys and gave to the Man. Soon the supply diminished even further and people lost interest over other means of livelihood. The offer rate increased to $25.00 per monkey. The people now caught lady monkeys and baby monkeys and supply of monkeys became so thin that monkeys became endangered species.

The man now announced that he would buy monkeys at $50.00 each. However, since he had to go to the city to resell his monkeys to big multi national company, his assistant would now buy on behalf of him.

In the absence of the man, the crooked assistant told the residents. Look at all these monkeys in the big cage that the man had collected. I will sell them to you at $35.00 and when the man returns from the city, you can sell them back to the master for $50.00 each. The residents depleted their savings, ran over each other to borrow, steal and cheat for money and bought all the monkeys to be resold and have nice cozy retirement.

Then they never saw the illusive man nor his crooked assistant and their money, only damn monkeys everywhere laughing, gesturing at them and multiplying their population.


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