An office manager at Wal-Mart was given the task of hiring an individual to
fill a job opening. After sorting through a stack of resumes he found four
people who were equally qualified.
He decided to call the four in for an interview and ask them only one
Their answer would determine which of them would get the job.
The day came and as the four sat around the conference room table, the
"What is the fastest thing you know of?"
Acknowledging the first man on his right, the man replied, "A THOUGHT."
It just pops into your head. There's no warning that it's on the way; it's
A thought is the fastest thing I know of."
"That's very good!" replied the interviewer.
"And now you sir?" he asked the second man.
"Hmm.! Let me see. A BLINK ! It comes and goes and you don't know that
it ever happened. A BLINK is the fastest thing I know of."
"Excellent!" said the interviewer. "The blink of an eye, that's a very
popular cliché for speed."
He then turned to the third man who was contemplating his reply.
"Well, out at my dad's ranch, you step out of the house and on the wall there's
a light switch. When you flip that switch, way out across the pasture the light
in the barn comes on in less than an instant. Yep, TURNING ON A LIGHT is the
fastest thing I can think of."
The interviewer was very impressed with the third answer and thought he had
found his man. "It's hard to beat the speed of light," he said.
Turning to Bubba, the fourth and final man, the interviewer posed the same
Old Bubba replied, "After hearing the three previous answers, It's obvious to
me that the fastest thing known is DIARRHEA."
"WHAT!?" said the interviewer, stunned by the response.
"Oh I can explain." said Old Bubba. "You see the other day I wasn't feeling
so good, and I ran for the bathroom, but, before I could THINK, BLINK, or TURN ON THE
LIGHT, I had already shit in my pants."
Old Bubba is now the new greeter at a Wal-Mart near you!