Bubba applied for an engineering position at a Texas refinery.
>A Yankee applied for the same job and both applicants (having the same
>qualifications) were asked to take a test by the manager.
>Upon completion of the test, both men only missed one of the
>The manager went to Bubba and said: "Thank you for your interest but
>decided to give the Yankee the job."
>Bubba asked: "And why are you giving him the job? We both got nine
>questions correct. This being Texas, and me being a Southern boy I
>get the job!"
>The manager said: "We have made our decision not on the correct
>but rather on the one question that you both missed."
>Bubba then asked: "And just how would one incorrect answer be better
>The manager replied: "Bubba, it's like this... on question #4, the
>Yankee put down, "I don't know." And you put down, "Neither do I."
Thanks Margaret W.