You have 2 cows and you give one to your neighbor.
You have 2 cows; the Government takes both and gives you some milk.
You have 2 cows; the Government takes both and sells you some milk.
You have 2 cows; the Government takes both and shoots you.
You have 2 cows; the Government takes both, shoots one, milks the other and throws the milk away..
You have 2 cows. You sell one and buy a bull. You herd
multiplies, and the economy grows. You sell them and retire on the
An American Corporation:
You have 2 cows. You sell one, and force the other to
produce the milk of four cows. Later, you hire a consultant to analyze
why the cow dropped dead.
A French Corporation:
You have 2 cows. You go on strike because you want three cows.
You have 2 cows. You redesign them so they are one-tenth
the size of an ordinary cow and produce twenty times the milk. You then
create a clever cow cartoon image called Cowkimon and market them
An Italian Corporation:
You have 2 cows, but you don't know where they are. You break for lunch.
A Swiss Corporation:
You have 5000 cows. None of which belong to you. You charge others for storing them.
You have 2 cows. You have 300 people milking them. You
claim full employment, high bovine productivity, and arrest the newsman
who reported the numbers.
An Iraqi Corporation:
Everyone thinks you have lots of cows. You tell them
that you have none. No one believes you and they bomb your arse. You
still have no cows, but at least now you are part of a Democracy.......
A Brazilian Corporation:
You have 2 cows. You pay taxes for 6 cows. You have to
sell one cow in order to pay the taxes. Your remaining cow gets sick and
dies while waiting for availability in the public vet hospital.
You have two giraffes. The government requires you to take harmonica lessons.