(updated 17 Jul 07)  

Top Ten Comments Bill Gates Made After Finding Out He's Not "The Richest Man In the World" Anymore

10. "I KNEW that foundation was a bad idea." (stan@squidworks.com)

9. "You know that chain-email about me giving away my fortune based on how many times you forward the email? It's true!" (archerjoe@hotmail.com)

8. "Get me Mike Dell on the phone. See if he's got a couple of billion I could borrow." (guitartexn@aol.com)

7. "Congratulations, Carlos Slim! And, by the way, that killer virus which shut down your computer and emptied your bank account? I totally had nothing to do with that." (joseph-blevins@sbcglobal.net)

6. "Melinda, it's time to wash our cars instead of drive 'em once and throw 'em away." (skibip@aol.com)

5. "Sure, he's richer, but he don't do Windows!" (Airfarcewon@aol.com)

4. "The worst part about this is that I no longer qualify for the 'World's Richest Man' discount at participating Denny's." (joseph-blevins@sbcglobal.net)

3. "Will someone grab that roll of hundreds and wipe my tears?" (rickandvirginia@comcast.net)

2. "Yes, but I still own more souls." (DaphnetheRed@yahoo.com)

If this doesn't get your kid to further his education, nothing will...

1. "Gee, I knew I should have went on and graduated from college!" (maxcel200@aol.com)