Luigi (the father) says to his son. . . 'I want you to marry a girl of my choice.'
The son says, 'I will choose my own bride!!!'
Luigi says, 'But the girl is Bill Gates' daughter.'
Son answers, 'Well, in that case . . . ok.'
Next Luigi approaches Bill Gates and says, 'I have a husband for your daughter...'
Bill Gates answers, 'But my daughter is too young to marry!!'
Luigi says, 'But this young man is a vice-president of the World Bank'
Bill Gates answers, 'Ah, in that case . . ok.'
Finally, Luigi goes to see the president of the World Bank. Luigi says, 'I have a young man to recommend as a
The president answers, 'But I already have more vice-presidents than I need!'
Luigi says, 'But this young man is Bill Gates' son-in-law.'
The president answers: 'Ah,
in that case . . . ok.'
And that, my friends, is how Italians do business!