The UN sponsored a competition on which nation can produce the best book
The British submited a dry historical account "The Elephant and the
The French submited a text "The Sensuality of the Elephant -- a Personal
The Germans submited 47 Volumes entitled "An Elementary Introduction to the
Foundation of the Science of the Elephant's Ear."
The Americans submited an article from "Money" magazine: "Elephants -- the
Perfect Tax Shelter for the 80s"
Green-Peace submited a counter-entry "Elephants -- they're better than
The Russians submited a terse manuscript titled "The superiority of
the Soviet Elephant"
And submited a poem "The Joy and
Freedom Brought forth by the Soviet Elephant."
But the Japanese won with their Promotional Flier "We have no Elephants but
wouldn't you want to buy a Honda instead"