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CoodaShooda
4th Apr 2002, 03:12
TRADITIONAL CAPITALISM:

You have two cows.

You sell one and buy a bull.

Your herd multiplies, and the economy grows.

You sell them and retire on the income.



ENRON VENTURE CAPITALISM:

You have two cows.

You sell three of them to your publicly listed company, using

letters of credit opened by your brother-in-law at the bank, then execute a

debt/equity swap with an associated general offer so that you get all four

cows back, with a tax exemption for five cows.

The milk rights of the six cows are transferred via an intermediary

to a Cayman Island company secretly owned by the majority shareholder who

sells the rights to all seven cows back to your listed company.

The annual report says the company owns eight cows, with an option

on one more. Sell one cow to buy a new president of the United States,

leaving you with nine cows. No balance sheet provided with the release. The

public buys your bull.



AN AMERICAN CORPORATION:

You have two cows.

You sell one, and force the other to produce the milk of four cows.

You are surprised when the cow drops dead.



A FRENCH CORPORATION:

You have two cows.

You go on strike because you want three cows.



A JAPANESE CORPORATION:

You have two cows.

You redesign them so they are one-tenth the size of an ordinary cow

and produce twenty times the milk.

You then create clever cow cartoon images called Cowkimon and

market them World-Wide.



A GERMAN CORPORATION:

You have two cows.

You reengineer them so they live for 100 years, eat once a month,

and milk themselves.



A BRITISH CORPORATION:

You have two cows.

Both are mad.



AN ITALIAN CORPORATION:

You have two cows, but you don't know where they are.

You break for lunch.



A RUSSIAN CORPORATION:

You have two cows.

You count them and learn you have five cows.

You count them again and learn you have 42 cows.

You count them again and learn you have 12 cows.

You stop counting cows and open another bottle of vodka.



A SWISS CORPORATION:

You have 5000 cows, none of which belong to you.

You charge others for storing them.



A HINDU CORPORATION:

You have two cows.

You worship them.



A CHINESE CORPORATION:

You have two cows.

You have 300 people milking them.

You claim full employment, high bovine productivity, and arrest the

newsman who reported the numbers.



AN ISRAELI CORPORATION:

So, there are these two Jewish cows, right?

They open a milk factory, an ice cream store, and then sell the

movie rights. They send their calves to Harvard to become doctors.

So, who needs people?



A NEW ZEALAND CORPORATION:

You have two cows.

That one on the left is kinda cute...

LowNSlow
4th Apr 2002, 10:18
Brilliant Cooda

So these animals are cow orkers. Err I mean co workers :D