Why America
s economy fell off the cliff
幽默而且一針見血

John Smith started the day early having set his alarm clock
(made in Japan ) for 6 am.
約翰早上六點被日本製的鬧鐘叫醒。

While his coffee-pot
(made in China ) was perking, he shaved with his electric razor(made in Hong Kong )
他那中國製的咖啡壺燒開了,他用香港製的電鬍刀刮鬍鬚。

He put on a dress shirt
(made in Sri Lanka ), designer jeans (made in Singapore )and tennis shoes (made in Korea )
他穿上斯利蘭卡製的襯衫,新加坡的長褲及韓國的運動鞋。

After cooking his breakfast in his new electric skillet
(made in India ) he sat down with his calculator (made in Mexico ) to see how much he could spend today.
在他用印度製的長柄電鍋做好早餐之後,他坐下用他墨西哥製的計算 機看他今天他能花多少錢。

After setting his watch
(made in Malaysia ) to the radio (made in India ) he got in his car (made in Germany ) filled it with gas (from Saudi Arabia )and continued his search for a good paying American.
在他從印度製的收音機上對了馬來西亞的錶上的時間後,他上了德 國製的車還加滿了從沙烏地阿拉伯進口的油, 然後繼續找好待遇的美國工作。!

At the end of yet another discouraging and fruitless day checking his computer
(made in Taiwan ), John decided to relax for a while.
在過了沮喪又沒有結果的一天後,他看看他台灣製的電腦, 決定放鬆一下。

He put on his sandals
(made in Brazil ), poured himself a glass of wine (made in France ) and turned on his TV(made in Indonesia ), and then wondered why he can't find a good paying job in AMERICA .
他穿上巴西製的夾腳拖鞋,倒了一杯法國生產的紅酒然後打開印尼製 的電視,還在奇怪為什麼他找不到一個好的美國工作。

And now he is hoping he can get help from president
made in Kenya.
現在他在希望從肯亞製的美國總統那邊能得到幫助。


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