A man wanted to buy his son a parrot as a birthday present.
The next day he went to the pet shop and saw three identical parrots in
He asked the clerk, ‘how much for the parrot on the right?
The owner said it was Rs. 2500.
‘Rs. 2500.’, the man said. ‘Well what does he do?
‘He knows how to use all of the functions of Microsoft
Office 2000, responds the clerk.
He can do all of your spreadsheets and type all of your
The man then asked what the second parrot cost.
The clerk replied, Rs. 5000, but he not only knows Office 2000,
but is an expert computer programmer.
Finally, the man inquired about the cost of the last
parrot. The clerk replied, ‘Rs. 10,000.’
Curious as to how a bird can cost Rs. 10,000, the man asked what this
bird’s specialty was.
The clerk replies, ‘Well to be honest I haven’t seen him do anything.