A man was walking along a California beach and stumbled across an old lamp. He picked it up and rubbed it and out popped a genie.
The genie said "OK, OK. You released me from the lamp, blah blah blah. This
is the fourth time this month and I'm getting a little sick of these wishes so
you can forget about three. You only get one wish!" The man sat and thought
about it for a while and said, "I've always wanted to go to Hawaii but I'm
scared to fly and I get very seasick.
Could you build me a bridge to Hawaii so I can drive over there to visit?"
The genie laughed and said, "That's impossible. Think of the logistics of
that! How would the supports ever reach the bottom of the Pacific? Think of how
much concrete...how much steel!! No-think of another wish."
The man said OK and tried to think of a really good wish. Finally, he said,
"I've been married and divorced four times. My wives always said that I don't
care and that I'm insensitive. So, I wish that I could understand women....know
how they feel inside and what they're thinking when they give me the silent
treatment....know why they're crying, know what they really want when they say
'nothing'....know how to make them truly happy...."
The genie said, "You want that bridge two lanes or four?"