THE DOGS OF WORK
workers were discussing how smart their dogs were. The first
was an engineer who said his dog could do math calculations.
His dog was named "T-Square", and he told him
to get some paper and draw a square, a circle and a triangle,
which the dog did with no sweat. The accountant said he
thought his dog was better. His dog was named "Slide
Rule". He told him to fetch a dozen cookies, bring
them back, and divide them into piles of three, which he
did with no problem. The chemist said that was good, but
he felt his dog was better. His dog "Measure"
was told to get a quart of milk and pour seven ounces into
a ten ounce glass. The dog did this with no problem.
All three men agreed this was very good and that their
dogs were equally smart. They all turned to the union member
and said, "What can your dog do?". The Teamster
called his dog whose name was "Coffee Break" and
said, "Show the fellows what you can do". Coffee
Break went over and ate the cookies, drank the milk, went
to the bathroom on the paper, claimed he injured his back
while eating, filed a grievance for unsafe working conditions,
applied for Workmen's Compensation and left for home on