At a faculty meeting, deep in thought, the dean absently rubs his coffee mug ... and unexpectedly finds himself face to face with a genie, who offers the dean his choice of infinite wealth, wisdom, or beauty. Without hesitating, the dean selects infinite wisdom.
"Done!" says the genie (with an evil grin), and disappears in a cloud of smoke and a bolt of lightning.
All heads turn toward the dean. At length, one of his colleagues breaks the silence to whisper, "Say something."
The dean sighs: "I should have taken the money."