[Elfsea] we need a funny to lighted up

Lisa Duke arabella at elfsea.net
Tue Jan 21 14:58:43 PST 2003

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 When you have an "I hate my job"-day try this:

On your way home from work,stop at your pharmacy and go to the thermometer
section. You will need to purchase a rectal thermometer made by "Johnson
and Johnson." Be very sure you get this brand. When you get home, lock your
doors, draw the drapes, and  disconnect the phone so you will not be
disturbed during your therapy.

Change to very comfortable clothing, such as a sweat suit and lie down on
your bed.
Open the package and remove the thermometer.
Carefully place it on the bedside table so that it will not become
chipped or broken. Take out the material that comes with the thermometer and
read it. You will notice that in small print there is a statement:

"Every rectal thermometer made by Johnson and Johnson is personally tested"

Now close your eyes and repeat out loud five times:

"I am so glad I do not work for quality control at the Johnson and
Johnson Company".

Have a nice day and remember, there is always someone with a worse job than


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