This was sent to me:
"If you had bought $1000.00 of Nortel stock one year ago, it would now
be worth $49.00.
With Enron, you would have $16.50 left of the original $1,000.00.
With Worldcom, you would have less than $5.00 left.
If you had bought $1,000.00 worth of beer, one year ago, drank all the beer, then turned in the cans for the 10-cent deposit, you would have
Based on the above, my current investment advice is to drink heavily
This is my new retirement program, I call it my 401-Keg program."