Ray and Al, two Government maintenance guys,
were standing at the base of a flagpole, looking up.
A woman walked by and asked what they were doing.
"We're supposed to find the height of the flagpole",
said Al, "But we don't have a ladder"
The woman said, "Hand me that wrench out of your
She loosened a few bolts, then laid the pole down.
She then took a tape measure from their toolbox, took
a measurement and announced, "Eighteen feet, six
inches" and walked away.
Ray shook his head and laughed. "Well, ain't that just
like a 'Miss-know-it-all' woman?" he said. "We need
the height and she gives us the length!"
Ray and Al are still working for the Government.