An engineer was crossing a road one day when a frog called out to him, "If you
kiss me, I'll turn into a beautiful princess." He bent
over, picked up the frog and put it in his pocket.
The frog spoke up again and said, "If you kiss me and turn me back into a
beautiful princess, I will stay with you for one week." The
engineer took the frog out of his pocket, smiled at it, and returned it to the
The frog then cried out, "If you kiss me and turn me back into a princess, I'll
stay with you and do anything you want." Again the
engineer took the frog out, smiled at it, and put it back into his pocket.
Finally, the frog asked, "What is the matter? I've told you that I'm a beautiful princess, that I'll stay with you for a week, and that
I'll do anything you want. Why won't you kiss me?"
The engineer said, "Look, I'm an engineer. I don't have time for a girlfriend;
but a talking frog, now that's cool."