At a local bar in downtown Perth

The owner and bartender was so sure that he was the strongest man around, that he offered a standing $1000  bet. The bartender would squeeze a lemon until all the juice ran into a glass, and then hand the lemon to the patron.

Anyone who could squeeze two more drops of juice out of it would win the money.

Many people had tried, over the years: weightlifters, longshoremen, etc., but nobody had ever been able to do it.

One day, this scrawny little fellow came into the bar, wearing thick glasses and a polyester suit.

He sat down, ordered a glass of draft, & started looking around the bar.

After reading the sign on the wall about the lemon challenge, he said in a small voice: “I was just reading your sign, and I’d like to try the bet.”

After the laughter died, the bartender said: “Ok…” He grabbed a lemon and squeezed the heck out of it……

Then he handed the wrinkled remains of the rind to the little fellow.

But the Crowd’s laughter turned to total silence…. as the man clenched his little fist around the lemon…. and six drops fell into the glass.

As the crowd cheered, the bartender paid the guy his $1000, and then asked the little man: “Do you mind if I ask what you do for a living?

Are you a lumberjack, a weightlifter, or what?”

The little fellow quietly replied: “I work for “The Australian Taxation Office”.

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