So he asks around saying he needs someone to do the dishes.
tells him about this dog. "He's amazing! He can do all your dishes no
So the man takes the dog home and asks him to do the dishes.
The dog does the dishes in no time at all. The man says "wow you're
amazing! How good are you doing laundry?"
The dog says "I can't do
laundry what do you think I am? I'm only a dog" so the man takes the dog
back to his friend and tells him "This dog is good at dishes but he's
useless for anything else. What else do you have?"
His friends thinks
for a second and says "ok I've got the perfect thing for you. Take this
parrot. He can do whatever you want."
So the man takes the parrot home
and asks him to do the dishes. The parrot gets to work and does an even
better job than the dog. He even dries them and puts them away.
is applauds the parrot and asks about the laundry. The parrot starts
laundry with no trouble at all.
The man says "wow you're amazing! How
are you at vacuuming?"
The parrot replies "I can't vacuum what do you
think I am? I'm only a parrot." So the man takes the parrot back to his
friend and tells him his problem.
The man thinks for a second and says
"ok take this monkey. He can do everything you need him to."
So the man
brings him home and the monkey does the dishes and laundry with out
complaints. He even vacuums the whole house no problem.
The man says
"wow you're amazing! Could you run up the the store and grab me some
groceries?" The monkey says I can't do that what do you think I am? I'm
only a monkey."
So the man gets frustrated and takes the monkey back. He
asks his friend "I really need something better."
So his friend thinks
long and hard and finally says "I've got it! Take this millipede. I
guarantee he can do anything and everything you can imagine."
The man is
doubtful of this little millipede but trusts his friend. He takes the
millipede home and explains his chores.
The millipede gets to work. He
washes the dishes perfectly. Dries them, puts them away, and even
organizes the cabinets. He does laundry with no hassle at all. Folds
them and neatly puts them in the man's dresser. He even irons the man's
dress shirts. He vacuums the entire house, mops the floor, and dusts
The man is astonished. He says "wow you're amazing! Here's
my grocery list. Are you capable of getting everything?" The milipede
says yes and walks out the door.
The man waits for the milipede to
return. He watches the clock as minutes turn to hours. After waiting for
what seemed like forever the man gets worried that something happened
to the milipede.
He goes to look for him and walks out the door to find
the milipede still right outside.
He angrily says "what are you doing!?
I've been waiting and waiting on you. Why are you still here!?"
milipede looks up and says "well sir, I'm still tying my shoes!"