80 years old Arab American man, living close to New York City for more than 50 years, love potatoes and wants to plant potatoes in his garden, but he is alone, old and weak.His only son is working in Paris, so the old man sends him an e-mail. He explains the problem:”My beloved son, I am very sad because I can’t plant potatoes in my garden. I am sure, if only you were here, you would have helped me and dug up the garden for me.
I love you: Your father.”
The following day, the old man receives a response e-mail from his son:
“My beloved father, please don’t touch the garden. It’s there that I have hidden ‘THE THING’.
I love you too– Ahmed.”
At 4 pm same day the US Army, the Marines, the FBI and the CIA visit the house of the old man, take the whole garden apart, search every inch, but can’t find anything. Disappointed, they apologize and leave the house.
On the third day, the old man receives another e-mail from his son:
“My beloved father, I hope the garden is dug up by now and you can plant your potatoes. That’s all I could do for you from here on such short notice. I love you–Ahmed.”