A Malabari, a Madrasi and a Sardar escape from burning building by
to the roof.
Firemen are on the street below, holding a blanket
them to jump in.
The firemen yell to the Malabari, "Jump! Jump! It's your only
The Malabari jumps and SWISH! The firemen yank the blanket away.
Malabari slams into the sidewalk like a tomato.
"C'mon! Jump! You gotta jump!" say the firemen to the Madrasi.
"Oh no! You're gonna pull the blanket away!" says the Madrasi.
"No! It's Malabaris we can't stand! We're OK with Madrasis!"
"OK," says the Madrasi, and he jumps.
SWISH! The firemen yank the
blanket away, and the he is flattened on the pavement like a
Finally, the Sardar steps to the edge of the roof.
Again, the firemen yell, "Jump! You have to jump!"
"No way! You're just gonna pull the blanket away!" yelled the
"No! Really! You have to jump! We won't pull the blanket away!"
"Look," the Sardar says. "Nothing you say is gonna convince me
that you're not gonna pull the blanket away!
So what I want you to do is put the blanket down, and back away