A magician was working on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. The audiencewould bedifferent each week, so the magician allowed himself to do the sametricks over and overagain. There was only one problem: The captains parrot saw the showseach week andbegan to understand how the magician did every trick. Once heunderstood he startedshouting in the middle of the show: Look, its not the same hatLook, he is hiding theflowers under the table Hey, why are all the cards the Ace of Spades? The magicianwas furious but couldnt do anything; it was, after all, the captainsparrot.One day the ship had an accident and sank. The magician found himselfon a piece of woodin the middle of the ocean with the parrot, of course. They stared ateach other with hate,but did not utter a word. This went on for a day and another andanother.After a week the parrot said: OK, I give up. Wheres the boat?