"This is your suspect, how would you recognize him?"
The first blonde answers, "That's easy, we'll catch him fast because
only has one eye!"
The policeman says, "Well...uh...that's because the picture shows his
Slightly flustered by this ridiculous response, he flashes the picture
for 5 seconds at the second blonde and asks her, "This is your suspect,
how would you recognize him?"
The second blonde giggles, flips her hair and says, "Ha! He'd be too
easy to catch because he only has one ear!"
The policeman angrily responds, "What's the matter with you two? Of
course only one eye and one ear are SHOWING because it's a picture of
his profile!! Is that the best answer you can come up with?"
Extremely frustrated at this point, he shows the picture to the third
blonde and in a very testy voice asks, "This is your suspect, how would
you recognize him?" He quickly adds, "Think hard before giving me a
The blonde looks at the picture intently for a moment and says,
"Hmmmm...the suspect wears contact lenses."
The policeman is surprised and speechless because he really doesn't
himself if the suspect wears contacts or not. "Well, that's an
interesting answer...wait here for a few minutes while I check his file
and I'll get back to you on that." He leaves the room and goes to his
office, checks the suspect's file in his computer, and comes back with a
beaming smile on his face. "Wow! I can't believe it...it's TRUE! The
suspect does in fact wear contact lenses. Good work! How were you able
to make such an astute observation?"
"That's easy," the blonde replied. "He can't wear regular glasses
because he only has one eye and one ear."
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