An American traveling on a train in Europe meets a Cuban tobacco grower, a Russian vodka distiller and a lawyer.
While they sit around talking, the takes out four cigars and passes them around. After lighting his own cigar, the Cuban takes one drag and throws it out the window. He explains that cigars are so abundant in his country, that one cigar was of no consequence.
After dinner, the Russian passes out bottles of vodka. After taking just one swig, he throws his bottle out the window, explaining that vodka was of no consequence since, in Russia, it was so plentiful.
The American businessman sits in quiet contemplation for several minutes. Then he arises and throws the lawyer out the window.