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"She who laughs last,
laughs best!"

"Laughter is the
best medicine."

"Laugh and the world laughs with you, trip over a big bag of garbage and fall on the sidewalk breaking a bone or two and you fall alone!"

Advanced Joke Two

"Engineers vs. Managers"
This joke shows the weak points of both engineers and managers. I think the engineer wins in the end! Enjoy the story...
A man is flying in (1) a hot air balloon and (2) realizes he is lost. He (3) reduces his (4) altitude and (5) spots a man down below. He lowers the balloon further and shouts: "Excuse me, can you help me? I promised my friend I would meet him half an hour ago, but I don't know where I am."

The man below says: "Yes. You are in a hot air balloon, (6) hovering (7) approximately 30 feet above this field. You are between 40 and 42 degrees north (8) latitude, and between 58 and 60 degrees west (9) longitude."

"You (10) must be an engineer" says the balloonist.

"I am" replies the man. "How did you know."

"Well" says the balloonist, "everything you have told me is technically correct, but I have no idea (11) what to make of your information, and the fact is I am still lost."

The man below says "You must be a manager."

"I am" replies the balloonist, "but how did you know?"

"Well", says the man, "you don't know where you are, or where you are going. You have made a promise which you have no idea how to keep, and you (12) expect me to solve your problem. The fact is you are in the exact same position you were in before we met, but now it is somehow (13) my fault."

(1) a big balloon full of hot gas that flies - people can stand in a basket tied to the balloon
(2) understands
(3) makes smaller or lower
(4) height (how high the balloon is)
(5) sees
(6) hanging in the air without moving
(7) about, not exactly
(8) how far north or south
(9) how far east or west
(10) he has a reason to think that

(11) how to understand or how to use

(12) wait for me

(13) because of my mistake (even if he made no mistake!)

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