C. Buddha's Hasty Musings
Raising a family in Thailand // Documenting Issan food, culture, music, and people
“Make me one with everything.”
I heard that one from one of my Asian religions profs at Catholic U., but in slightly different form. The joke also had two parts:
A man in New York comes up to a Buddhist hot dog vendor and says, “Make me one with everything.”
After finishing his hot dog, the man asks the vendor, “How much?”
“A buck fifty,” the vendor says.
The man hands the vendor a fiver. The vendor simply pockets the money and stands there.
“Uh,” says the man, “What about my change?”
The vendor shakes his head slowly. “Change comes from within.”
Classic! That should be trademarked and copyrighted.
One does wonder, though, why a thoroughgoing Buddhist would be selling hot dogs. Perhaps they’re veggie dogs. I dunno.
I heard that how the Dalai Lama orders a hot dog…
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