Traveling on a train
A Jew and a non-Jew are traveling on a train together
when suddenly the goy asks "Why are you Jews so
is quiet for a moment and then says "its because of
all the herring we eat."
A few hours later the Jew takes out some herring and
starts to eat it.
The goy asks "how
much herring do you have?" and the Jew answers "a
"And how much do you want for a piece?"
"20 kopecks" (a lot
The man hands the
money over and the Jew gives him a piece of herring.
"He takes a bite and
says suddenly "I could have bought this same herring
in Moscow for a few kopecks".
To this the Jew
responds "see... your getting smarter already."