An old gentleman
whose eyesight was failing came to stay in a hotel room with a bottle of
wine in each hand. On the wall there was a fly which he took for a nail. So
the moment he hung them on, the bottles fell broken and the wine spilt all
over the floor. When a waitress discovered what had happened, she showed
deep sympathy for him and decided to do him a favour.
So the next
morning when he was out taking a walk in the roof garden, she hammered a
nail exactly where the fly had stayed.
Now the old man
entered his room. The smell of the spilt wine reminded him of the accident.
When he looked up at the wall, he found the fly was there again! He walked
to it carefully adn slapped it with all his strength. On hearing a loud
cry, the kind-hearted waitress rushed in. To her great surprise, the poor
old man was there sitting on the floor, his teeth clenched and his right