Monday, November 8, 2010


Murphy applied for a fork lift operator post at a famous Irish firm based in Dublin. A Norwegian applied for the same job and since both applicants had similar qualifications, they were asked to take a test and led to a quiet room with no interruptions by the Manager.

When the results were in, both men had scored 19 out of 20.

The manager went to Murphy and said, "Thank you for coming to the interview, but we’ve decided to give the Norwegian the job."

Murphy, "And why would you be doing that? We both got 19 questions correct. This being Ireland and me being Irish surely I should get the job."

Manager, " We have made our decision not on the correct answers, but on the question you got wrong."

Murphy, " And just how would one incorrect answer be better than another?"

Manager, "Simple. On question number 7 the Norwegian wrote down, 'I don’t know.' You put down, ‘Neither do I’.“

Hat tip: Babs of Beetle's Memories 'n' Ramblings


  1. bwahahahaha! i love it, Sandee! Awesome. Sounds like something one of my baby brothers would have done when they were little!

    Big hugs :]

  2. glad I dropped in for a laugh before I start my possibly eternal quest for the pw to my own blog.

    I was so glad to see you this morning Sandee. I haven't even had my first cup of coffee yet and you have got my week off to a great start.

    I love you so much and have missed you oodles!! Thanks so much for stopping over!!

    I will be spending the day fighting with Google and Blogger to let me have my pw. Or, possibly just getting a new blog...I'm telling you Nutcas1 would have been the perfect day for me!!

    Big big hugs!!XX!!

  3. LOL--cheaters. Have a great day, Sandee.

  4. B-B-BUSTED! hahahahaahaha... cheaters never prosper. Have a great week!

  5. Is that the only question he got wrong? Love it.

  6. typical Irish guy!
    have a great day!

  7. oops! busted!

    have a lovely day honey, it is overcast here.

    smiles, bee

  8. Smart choice:) You start my day with a smile.

    Hope you have a great one. Big hugs, honey...

  9. LOL, Oh well it was a nice try. Too funny. Thanks for the good laugh. Hope you have a splendid week Sandee. Take care.

  10. LOL... good one Murphy!

  11. Sandee, that guy was in my class!

    He was the only person I ever failed for College Introduction 101. He was from another country but not Ireland. Sorry.

  12. Too funny.... shows his character well.

  13. LOL one little slip up and they hold it against you. Too funny

  14. Hahahaha! very good, what a useless cheater :-)

  15. And neither do I.

    Laughing...That is hilarious....

    Hugs and love,


  16. Ha Caught out big time!!!

  17. Love this! Forklifts are our 'thing' after all.


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