A Somali arrives in Minneapolis as a new immigrant to the United
States. He stops the first person he sees walking down the street
and says, "Thank you Mr. American for letting me in
this country, and giving me housing, food stamps, free medical
care and free education!"
But the passerby says, "You are mistaken, I am Mexican".
The man goes on and encounters another passerby."Thank
you for having such a beautiful country here in America!"
The person replies, "I no American, I Vietnamese."
The new arrival walks further, and the next person he sees he
stops, shakes his hand and says "Thank you for the wonderful
That person puts up his hand and says "I am from Middle
East, I am not an American!"
He finally sees a nice lady and asks suspiciously, "Are
you an American?"
She replies, "No, I am from Russia!"
So he is puzzled, and asks her, "Then where are all
The Russian lady looks at her watch, shrugs, and says, "Probably