There was a man, who walked into a small Chinatown shop to look around. He saw a golden rat, and asked the oriental behind the counter how much it cost.
"Golden Rat, one hundred dollar. Story behind Golden Rat three hundred dollar."
The man decided just to buy the Golden Rat, so he pays for it and leaves.
A rat that was in the shop follows him out, as does a rat in the alley outside. Before he's walked a street away, he's being followed by ten rats, then a hundred, then a thousand. The man starts to panic, and starts running away, while more and more rats follow him. He ran right across the town, and got himself trapped by the sea. He hesitated for a second, then dives off the wharf and starts swimming.
Looking back, he saw that the rats were still following him, but the second they hit the water, they turned to stone and sank. About fifteen minutes later (well, it takes a while to kill ten thousand rats), the man swam back to shore, and walked back to the shop.
When he walked in, the guy behind the counter said "Ahhhh. You come back for story about Golden Rat."
The man replied "No, I was just wondering if you have any Golden [ethnics]."
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