Posted: 23 October 2004 at 8:41pm | IP Logged
Two bone weary public servants were working their little hearts and
souls out. Their department was just too busy for staff to be able take
flex. But there had to be a way...
One of the two public servants suddenly lifted his head. "I know how to
get some time off work" the man whispered.
"How?" asked the second worker.
Instead of answering, the man quickly looked around. No sign of his
Director. He jumped up on his desk, kicked out a couple of ceiling
and hoisted himself up. "Look!" he hissed, then swinging his legs over
metal pipe, hung upside down.
Within seconds, the Director emerged from the Branch Head's office at
the far end of the floor. He saw the worker hanging from the ceiling,
and asked him what on earth he thought he was doing.
"I'm a light bulb" answered the public servant.
"I think you need some time off," barked the Director. "Get out of here
- that's an order - and I don't want to see you back here for at least
another two days! You understand me?"
"Yes sir", the public servant answered meekly, then jumped down, logged
off his computer and left.
The second worker was hot on his heels.
"Where do you think you're going?" the boss asked.
"Home," he said lightly. "I can't work in the dark."