One day, a man walks into a dentist's office and asks how much it
will cost to extract wisdom teeth.
"Eighty dollars," the dentist says.
"That's a ridiculous amount," the man says. "Isn't there a cheaper
"Well," the dentist says, "if you don't use an anesthetic, I can
knock the price down to $60."
"That's still too expensive," the man says.
"Okay," says the dentist. "If I save on anesthesia and simply rip
the teeth out with a pair of pliers, I can knock the price down to
"Nope," moans the man, "it's still too much."
"Well," says the dentist, scratching his head, "if I let one of my
students do it, I suppose I can knock the price down to $10."
"Marvelous," says the man, "book my wife for next Tuesday!"