Appetite

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Tuesday, 30 March 2010

A young man applied to the manager of the circus for employment as a freak.

"Who are you?"

"I am Enoch, the egg king."

"What is your specialty?"

"I eat three dozen hen's eggs, two dozen duck eggs, and one dozen goose eggs, at a single setting."

"Do you know our program?"

"What is it?"

"We give four shows every day."

"Oh, yes, I understand that."

"And do you think you can do it?"

"I know I can."

"On Saturdays we give six shows."

"All right."

"On holidays we usually give a performance every hour."

And now, at last, the young man showed signs of doubt.

"In that case, I must have one thing understood before I will sign a contract."

"What?"

"No matter how busy we get, you've got to give me time to go to the hotel to eat my regular meals."

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