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This Awful Brew

by The Urban Blabbermouth
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Three peasants traveling through the countryside came upon a table in the middle of the road.  On the table were three mugs and above the mugs was a sign,  If you can drink this awful brew, you will be granted a wish.

The first peasant turned to his companions. "How bad can this brew be?"

The second said, "It must be terrible if the reward is a wish."

The third said, "Let's do it.  We cannot be any worse off than we are now.  We will make three wishes and share the rewards."

They agreed with the wisdom of the third peasant and so they drank the brew.

The three peasants woke on the cold floor in a gloomy dank cave with the awful odor of burned flesh stinging their mouths as they breathed.  Their worn, dirty rags replaced by beautiful embroidered silk robes and they were surrounded by books lining the cave's walls.

The first peasant looked around them and asked, "What happened?"

The second peasant looked at his…