Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Sick Leave

I really needed a few days off from work, but I knew the
boss wouldn't give me time off. I thought that maybe if I
acted "crazy," then he would tell me to take a few days off.
So, I hung upside-down from the ceiling and made funny
noises. My co-worker asked me what I was doing. I told her
that I was pretending to be a light bulb so the boss might
think I was desperately in need of a few days off.

A few minutes later, the boss came into the office and
asked, "What in the world are you doing?"

I told him I was a light bulb. He said, "You are clearly
stressed out. Go home and rest for a couple of days." I
jumped down and walked out of the office.

However, when my co-worker started to follow me, our boss
called out, "And where do you think you're going?"

She said, "I'm going home too. I can't work in the dark."

Received from Tom Compton.

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