I'm a member of a Messianic Jewish congregation and our rabbi recently told this story during a sermon;

"G-d wanted to give a commandment to mankind, so He approached an Arab with His gift.
The Arab wanted to know what the commandment was all about. G-d told him that the commandment said one should not kill. The Arab politely declined. 'We can't abide by that one,' he admitted.

So G-d went to an American and asked if He could give a commandment.
The American asked what the commandment required of him and G-d told him that the commandment was to not covet his neighbor's stuff. The American politely declined. 'We can't live by that rule,' he said.

So G-d went to the Jews and asked if He could give them a commandment.
The Jews responded by asking how much it would cost. G-d said the commandment would be free.
'ok,' they said, 'give us ten.'"

and that's me, hollering from the choir loft...