| Railroad Job
Benny wanted a job as a signalman on the railways. At his
interview, the inspector asked him this question: "What would
you do if you saw 2 trains heading for each other on the SAME
Benny replied," I would switch the points for 1 of the trains."
"Good. But what if the lever broke?" asked the inspector.
"Then I'd run down to the signal box", said Benny, "and use
the manual lever there."
"What if lightning struck it?' asked the inspector.
"Then..." Benny continued, "I'd run back into signal box and
phone the next signal box."
"What if the phone was engaged?"
"Well ... in that case," perservered Benny, "I'd rush down
out of the box to use the public emergency phone at the
"What would you do if THAT was vandalized?"
"OH! Well then, I'd run into the village and get my
This bizzarre response prompted the inspector to
ask, "And just WHY would you do that!?"
"Because Uncle Toby ... , he's
never seen a train wreck!"
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