A blonde named Barbara appeared on Who Wants To
Be A Millionaire...
Host: "Barbara, you've done very well so far - $500,000 and one lifeline left. The next question will give you the million dollars if you get it right ... but if you get it wrong you will drop back to $32,000 -- are you ready?"
Barbara: "Sure, I'll have a go."
Host: "Which of the following birds does not build its own nest? Is it...
"Remember, Barbara, it's worth 1 million dollars."
Barbara: "It's a cuckoo."
Host: "You're sure? You can walk with the $500,000 or play on for the
Barbara: "I want to play, I'll go with C - Cuckoo."
Host: "Is that your final answer?"
Barbara: "It is."
Host: "Are you confident?"
Host: "Barbara ..... you had $500,000 and you said C - Cuckoo. Well .... you're right! - You have just won ONE MILLION DOLLARS!
Here is your check. You have been a great contestant and a real gambler. Audience please put your hands together for Barbara."
That night Barbara calls her friend Carol and they go to a local bar for a celebration drink. As they are sipping their champagne. Carol turns to Barbara and asks, "Tell me, how did you know that it was the cuckoo that does not build its own nest?"
"It was so simple," Barbara replied, "Everybody knows that
cuckoos live in clocks."
see also: #4, #22, #337, #339, #340, #345
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