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

A little Christmassy Joke

One evening, in a busy bar in Nottingham, a reindeer walked through the door, sidled up to the bar and ordered a martini.

Without batting an eye, the bartender mixed and poured the drink, set it in front of the reindeer, and accepted the twenty-pound note from the reindeer's hoof.

As he handed the reindeer a few coins in change, he said, "You know, I think you're the first reindeer I've ever seen in here."

The reindeer looked at the coins in his hoof and said, "Hmmmpf. Let me tell you something, buddy!"

"At these prices, I'm the last reindeer you'll see in here too!"


Happy Christmas Everyone!

Look forward to seeing you again in the New Year.  

New Vocabulary

Adminisphere: The rarefied organisational layers beginning just above the rank and file. Decisions that fall from the adminisphere are often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant to the problems they were designed to solve.

Seagull Manager: A manager, who flies in, makes a lot of noise, craps on everything, and then leaves.

Assmosis: The process by which some people seem to absorb success and advancement by kissing up to the boss rather than working hard.

Cube Farm: An office filled with cubicles.

Crop Dusting: Surreptitiously farting while passing through a Cube Farm.

Meerkatting: When someone does the above in a Cube farm, and people's heads pop up over the walls to try and find out who did it.

SITCOMs: Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage. What yuppies turn into when they have children and one of them stops working to stay home with the kids.

Swipeout: An ATM or credit card that has been rendered useless because the magnetic strip is worn away from extensive use.

Irritainment: Entertainment and media spectacles that are annoying but you find yourself unable to stop watching them. The J-Lo and Ben wedding (or not) was a prime example.

Percussive Maintenance: The fine art of whacking the crap out of an electronic device to get it to work again.

An Ohnosecond: That minuscule fraction of time in which you realise that you've just made a BIG mistake.

WOOFS: Well-off Older Folk.

Can you do one?


Where do you live?

A young man, wearing a hoodie, was stopped by the police.

Policeman:  Where do you live?
Young Man: With my parents.

Policeman:  Where do your parents live?
Young Man: With me.

Policeman:  Where do you all live?
Young Man: Together.
Policeman:  Where is your house?
Young Man: Next to my neighbour's house.

Policeman:  Where is your neighbour's house?
Young Man: If I tell you, you won't believe me.

Policeman:  Tell me.
Young Man: Next to my house.

Casual Friends vs Real Friends #2

Casual friends, when visiting, act like guests and you have to offer them refreshments.
Real friends open your refrigerator and help themselves.

Casual friends have never seen you cry.
Real friends have shoulders soggy from your tears.

Casual friends doesn't know your parents' first names.
Real friends have their phone numbers in their address book.

Casual friends bring flowers to your party.
Real friends come early to help you cook and stay late to help you clear up.

Casual friends hate it when you call after they've gone to bed.
Real friends ask you why you took so long to call.