…have a quirky and [sometimes] hard to appreciate sense of humor. Dilbert delivers a unique style and brand of satire that I regularly enjoy. And then, there are special stories like this one that tickle my funny bone:
An accounting and engineering convention was being held in downtown Atlanta. On the MARTA train there were both accountants and engineers making their way to the convention center. Each of the engineers had his/her own train ticket. But the accountants had only one ticket for their entire group. The engineers started laughing and snickering. The accountants ignored the laughter.
When one of the accountants said, “Here comes the conductor”, all of the accountants piled into the bathroom. The engineers were puzzled. The conductor came aboard and collected tickets from each of the engineers. He then went to the bathroom, knocked on the door, and said “Ticket please”. An accountant stuck their only ticket under the door. The conductor took the ticket and left. A few minutes later, the accountants emerged from the bathroom, and the engineers felt really stupid.
On the way back from the convention, the group of engineering majors decided they could join in the fun and bought only one ticket for their group. They again started snickering at the accountants, who had NO tickets for anyone in their group. When the accountant lookout shouted “Conductor coming!”, all the accountants again piled into a bathroom. All of the engineers went into the other bathroom. Then, before the conductor came on board, one of the accountants left their bathroom, knocked on the engineers bathroom, and said “Ticket please”.
Thanks for listening.