Two little old ladies, Gertrude and Zelda, were sitting on a park bench.
"Gertrude," said Zelda, "I don't understand something. I simply have no
appetite lately. No matter how much I try to eat, I have no appetite."
Gertrude said, "Listen, dalink, my doctor once told me if I didn't have an
appetite I should take a little piece of herring before the meal and an appetite
would develop. So I tried it and it was true. So take my advice and
try a little piece of herring before lunch and you'll see, you'll develop an
A few days later the two meet in the park again.
"Nu, Zelda, how do you feel now? Did the herring give you an appetite?"
Zelda sighed, "I tried your system. First I had a little piece of
herring. Then I had a whole herring. I really wanted to give it a chance
so I ate six herrings. My dalink friend, it doesn't work. Would you
believe, when lunch time came, I had absolutely no appetite!"