Joke 690

11 Feb
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Micrograph of tissue paper. Illumination is by ultraviolet light causing autofluorescence of the fibres, the image was captured through a blue filter to block direct illumination. 9 images manually stitched into a panorama. Individual fibres are ~10 μm wide. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A young executive was leaving the office late one evening when he found the CEO standing in front of a shredder with a piece of paper in his hand.

“Listen,” said the CEO, “this is a very sensitive and important document here, and my secretary has gone for the night. Can you make this thing work for me?”

“Certainly,” said the young executive. He turned the machine on, inserted the paper, and pressed the start button.

“Excellent, excellent!” said the CEO, as his paper disappeared inside the machine. “I just need one copy…”

 

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15 Responses to “Joke 690”

  1. terry1954 February 11, 2013 at 04:08 #

    oh my gosh!!!!! LOL

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  2. ecofinanalysis February 11, 2013 at 04:22 #

    I am worried for the young man

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  3. slpmartin February 11, 2013 at 04:37 #

    Perfect….didn’t see that one coming!

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  4. Maddie Cochere February 11, 2013 at 06:25 #

    That joke was painful to read! 🙂

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  5. vivinfrance February 11, 2013 at 07:47 #

    How did he get to be CEO with an IQ of about 30?

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  6. bevchen February 11, 2013 at 08:55 #

    Uh-oh… and I bet the young executive gets the blame!

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  7. sharechair February 11, 2013 at 13:59 #

    I hope the young executive has his resume in order…

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  8. Katharine Trauger February 11, 2013 at 14:32 #

    Oh NO! Oh how funny. So glad it’s just a joke! 😉

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  9. lanceleuven February 11, 2013 at 14:36 #

    Hmm…perhaps it’s time for the young exec to dust off the old CV…

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  10. robincoyle February 11, 2013 at 16:21 #

    I’ll bet the CEO was a man.

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  11. viveka February 11, 2013 at 16:36 #

    Just so brilliant …. And brilliant painful.

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  12. Pearl February 13, 2013 at 18:00 #

    heh, it’s like the old song goes: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Bosses-Lament/dp/B002F0UD9G

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  13. Three Well Beings February 13, 2013 at 21:29 #

    Oh the pitfalls of unclear communication! Happens all too often. 🙂 Very good illustration of the same.

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  14. Perfecting Motherhood February 15, 2013 at 18:39 #

    Haha, that’s exactly how it works in the corporate world. The dumber you are, the higher you climb. The only skills you need are brown-nosing and a lot of bull-sh&^tting.

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  15. sarsm February 15, 2013 at 20:03 #

    I bet you that actually happened to someone!

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