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Tough Interview Questions

Job review company Glassdoor have compiled a list of the toughest interview questions by country. Here are the toughest from the UK for 20...

What do you get if...

Q: What do you get if you cross a skunk with an owl?
A: A bird that smells but doesn't give a hoot.

Q. What do get if cross a sheep and a kangaroo?
Á. A woolly jumper!

Q. What do you get if you cross a toad with a galaxy?
A. Star warts!

Q. What do you get if you cross a hedgehog with a giraffe?
A, A long necked toothbrush.

Q. What do you get if you cross a cow and a camel?
A. Lumpy milkshakes.

Q. What do you get if you cross a crocodile with a flower?
A. I don't know, but I'm not going to smell it.

Q. What do you get if you cross a sheepdog and a bunch of daisies?
A. Collie flowers

Have Fun With Numbers - Telephone Trick

[You may need to use a calculator - you might not be able to do this one in your head…]

This only works if you have a 7-digit phone number.

1. Key in the first three digits of your 7-digit phone number (NOT the area code);
2. Multiply by 80;
3. Add 1;
4. Multiply by 250;
5. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number;
6. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number again;
7. Subtract 250;
8. Divide number by 2.

What you should have now is your actual phone number.

What's she selling?

A couple lived near the ocean and used to walk along the beach a lot. One summer they noticed a young girl was at the beach nearly every day. She wasn't unusual, nor was the travel bag she carried, except for one thing; she would approach people who were sitting on the beach, glance around furtively, then speak to them. Generally the people would respond negatively and she would wander off, but occasionally someone would nod and there would be a quick exchange of money and something she carried in her bag. The couple assumed she was selling drugs, and debated calling the police, but since they didn't know for sure they just continued to watch her.

After a couple of weeks the wife said, "Darling, have you ever noticed that she only goes up to people with boom boxes?" He hadn't, and said so. Then she said, "Tomorrow I want you to get a towel and our big radio and go and lie out on the beach. Then we can find out what she's really doing."

Well, the plan went off without a hitch and the wife was almost hopping up and down with anticipation when she saw the girl talk to her husband and then leave. He walked back up the beach and met his wife at the road.

"Well, Is she selling drugs?" she asked excitedly.

"No, she's not," he replied, enjoying this probably more than he should have.

"Well, What is it, then? What does she do?" his wife fairly shrieked.

The man grinned and said, "She's a battery salesperson."

"Batteries?" responded the wife.

"Yes," he replied. "She sells C cells by the sea shore...."

Funny Classifieds - Dogs

These are classified ads that have appeared in newspapers (allegedly).

Free Puppies
1/2 Cocker Spaniel, 1/2 Sneaky Neighbor's Dog

Free Yorkshire Terrior.
8 years-old. Hateful little dog.

Free Puppies:
Part German Shepherd
Part Stupid Dog

German Shepherd - 85lbs.
Neutered. Speaks German. Free!

Recruitment Advice

[Does your company have a problem in recruiting the right guy for the right position? Try this simple experiment to place your employees where they belong...]

Put around 100 bricks in some particular order in a closed room with an open window. Then send 2-3 candidates into the room and close it from outside. Leave them alone, come back after 6 hours and then analyze the situation:

If they are counting and recounting the bricks - Put them in Accounts Dept.
If they are wrongly counting the bricks - Put them in Stores Dept.
If they have messed up the whole place with the bricks - Put them in Engineering.
If they are arranging the bricks in some other order - Put them in Planning.
If they are throwing the bricks at each other - Put them in Operations.
If they are sleeping - Put them in Security.
If they have broken the bricks into pieces - Put them in Information Technology.
If they are sitting idle - Put them in Human Resource Dept.
If they have thrown the bricks out of the window - Put them in Materials Dept.
If they are clinging on to the bricks - Put them in Treasury.
If they say they have tried different combinations, yet not a brick has moved - Put them in Sales.
If they have already left for the day - Put them in Marketing.
If they are staring out of the window - Put them in Shipping.
If they are searching for defects - Put them in Quality Control.
If they are talking to each other and not a brick has been moved - Put them in Top Management...