From the April 2013 magazine.

April 2013: At Wit's End

Be careful what you wish for

A man walks up to the bar with an ostrich behind him, and the bartender asks for their order.

The man says, “I’ll have a beer,” and turns to the ostrich. “What’s yours?” “I’ll have a beer too,” says the ostrich. The bartender pours the beer and says “That will be $3.40 please,” and the man reaches into his pocket and pays with the exact change.

The next day, the man and the ostrich come again. This time the bartender serves them two large scotches, and once again the man pays with exact...