Had a bit of a rubbish day at work? Feeling a bit down in the dumps? Let us try and cheer you up with a hilarious little story about a king and a donkey. Feeling a bit confused? Well, it all starts with a king who wanted to go on a very royal fishing trip.
Once upon a time there was a king who wanted to go fishing. He called the royal weather forecaster and asked about the upcoming weather conditions. The weatherman assured him that there was no chance of rain in the days ahead.
So the king went fishing with his wife, the queen. On the way he met a farmer on his donkey. Upon seeing the king the farmer said, “Your Majesty, you should return to the palace at once because in just a short time I expect a huge amount of rain to fall in this area”.
Whilst the king was slightly confused, he was polite and explained to the farmer that he didn’t think it was going to rain.
He replied: “I hold the palace meteorologist in high regard. He is an extensively educated and experienced professional. And besides, I pay him very high wages. He gave me a very different forecast. I trust him and I will continue on my way.”
The farmer nodded and left on his donkey, shouting after him “don’t say I didn’t warn you!”.
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