Just something I saw on Facebook today and liked it so much I thought I'd put it here ... 'A young cowboy was working some horses in a round pen. An old cowboy came by, watched for a while and then he asked: "Young man, would you like to know the secret of good horsemanship?"
The young cowboy said he would indeed.
The old man made a fist and he said: "If you can open my fist, you will learn the secret of good horsemanship." The young guy poked, pried, thumped, pinched squeezed, pushed, punched and shoved the fist.
He finally said: "I can't get it open! What's the secret of getting your fist open so I can learn the secret of good horsemanship?"
The old cowboy said: "You could have asked ..."