Archive for 2008

What about Pineap­ples?

Em­ploy­ee #1: Al­right, so I could say, ‘One thou­sand, one hun­dred twen­ty-five — the av­er­age num­ber of ap­ples on a tree.‘
Em­ploy­ee #2: Hey, wait, no — that’s not right. It’s too many.
Em­ploy­ee #1: Well, can you prove it? You would have to count every ap­ple on every tree in the world.
Em­ploy­ee #2: No, I’d just count out of a hun­dred ap­ple trees and get an av­er­age from that.
Em­ploy­ee #1: But that’d be an in­com­plete av­er­age, and I said ‘every tree,’ so you’d have to count, like, pine trees and…
Em­ploy­ee #2: There are no ap­ples on pine trees!

Maple­view Dri­ve
Bar­rie, On­tario
Cana­dia

Over­heard by: fel­low be­wil­dered work­er-bee