i can send this joke out because i am a government employee.
I guess this is the "typical" attitude that people perceive of
A guy stopped at a local gas station and, after filling his tank, he
>the bill and bought a soft drink. He stood by his car to drink his cola
>watched a couple of men working along the roadside.
>One man would dig a hole two or three feet deep and then move on. The
>man came along behind him and filled in the hole. While one was digging
>hole, the other was 25 feet behind filling in the hole.
>The men worked right past the guy with the soft drink and went on down
>road. "I can't stand this," said the man tossing the can into a trash
>container and heading down the road toward the men.
>"Hold it, hold it," he said to the men. "Can you tell me what's going
>wi! th all this digging and refilling?" "Well, we work for the
>we're just doing our job," one of the men
>said. "But one of you is digging a hole and the other fills it up.
>accomplishing anything. Aren't you wasting the taxpayers' money?"
>"You don't understand, mister," one of the men said, leaning on his
>and wiping his brow. "Normally there's three of us: me, Elmer and
>dig the hole, Elmer sticks in the tree and
>Leroy, here, puts the dirt back. Elmer's job's been cut... so now it's
>me an' Leroy"
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