Sunday, February 1, 2009

My Way Or No Way!

Ray & Bubba

(Texas mechanical engineers)

were standing at the base of a flagpole, looking up.

A woman walked by and asked what they were doing.

'We're supposed to find the height of the flagpole,'

said Bubba,

'but we don't have a ladder!'

The woman took a wrench from her purse, loosened a few bolts, and laid the pole down.

Then she took a tape measure from her pocket, took a measurement, announced, Eighteen feet, six inches, and walked away!

Ray shook his head and laughed.

'Ain't that just like a woman! We ask for the height and she gives us the length!'

Bubba and Ray are currently working for the government!

[If I might add... Ray and Bubba may not want to accept that measurement because it is not how "it was done previously" which is to make an open tender, get a company which would supply a ladder, sign an agreement, pay an exorbitant price and then realize they still don't have a measuring tape! OPPO!]

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