“I wonder how closely they sat next to one another.”

“I wonder how closely they sat next to one another.”

 

 

 

Boudreaux was out of work and found an ad in the paper that said "Electrical engineer needed."

So, he went to the power company and hand delivered his resume.

After reviewing the resume, Mr. Don (da boss) was astounded by Boudreaux's tenacity to apply,even without a formal education.

Well, the power company had a policy that you must take a 10-question test before you can get hired.

There were two people there to take the test that day. One was Mr. Fred, who was a certified electrical engineer. And, of course, Boudreaux was the other.

They each took the test and returned to Mr. Don's office to hand in their test papers.

Mr. Don asked the both of them to wait outside until he was done reviewing the two exams.

After about 10 minutes, Don called them back in and this is how it went.

Don: "Thanks to the both of you for applying for the position. But, we have made our decision and that decision is to hire Fred."

Boudreaux: "What did Fred score on dat test?"

Don: "Ya'll both scored 9 outta ten. You both only missed one question."

Boudreaux: "Mais, why you gonna hire him den?"

Don: "Because on question #7, Fred answered 'I don't know' and you answered 'me neither.'"

 

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Comment balloon 10 commentsJoe Petrowsky • February 27 2017 04:58PM

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nice. Life is life, everything can happen.

Posted by Sophie Mehler, Educational trainer Wayside (Coursearea) 4 months ago

Haha. Cheating definitely would not go well on any kind of test.

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com) 4 months ago

Love it! Got me smiling!

Posted by Dennis Swartz, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, MBA...experience counts! (Rickert Property Management) 4 months ago

Good morning Joe,

Luckily the credit ap would accept both answers!

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Posted by Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester (Nothnagle) 4 months ago

Good morning Joe Petrowsky,

I knew this would be a good one and it was. Very funny...thanks for sharing!

Posted by Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate (Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799) 4 months ago

Good morning Joe. A cute one that holds much truth. Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker (Wayne M Martin) 4 months ago

Didn't see that one coming but that is a great joke so thanks for lightening the load today.

Posted by Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties (The Virtual Real Estate Team) 4 months ago

I wasn't sure how this one was going but thanks for the chuckle this morning.

Posted by Rebecca Lewis (ODAT Realty Services, Inc) 4 months ago

Great joke. I enjoy starting the morning off with a smile. 

Posted by Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty (NextHome Antonelli Realty) 4 months ago

Cheaters will cheat ... getting caught will generally cost us.  Reminds me of something that happened to me in college.  No. I was not cheating. Someone else got caught cheating off my paper. The professor felt I was facilitating but I did not know the person was eye-balling my paper.  

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) 4 months ago

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