THE SMART DOG
A local business was looking for an office assistant. They put a
sign in the window saying "Assistant Wanted. Must be able to type,
must be good with a computer and must be bilingual. We are an Equal
A short time afterwards, a dog trotted up to the window, saw the
sign and went inside. He looked at the receptionist and wagged his
tail, then walked over to the sign, looked at it and barked.
Getting the idea, the receptionist got the office manager. The
office manager looked at the dog and was surprised, to say the least.
But the dog looked determined, so he led him into the office. Inside,
the dog jumped up on the chair and stared at the manager. The
manager said, 'I can't take you on. The sign says you have to be
able to type.'
The dog jumped down, went to the typewriter, and proceeded to type
out a perfect letter. He took out the page and trotted over to the
manager and gave it to him, then jumped back on the chair. The
manager was stunned, but then told the dog, 'The sign says you have
to be good with computers'
The dog jumped down again and went to the computer. The dog
proceeded to demonstrate his expertise with various programs and
produced a sample spreadsheet and database and presented them to the
manager. By this time the manager was totally dumbfounded! He looked
at the dog and said, 'I realize that you are a very intelligent dog
and have some interesting abilities. However, I still can't give you
The dog jumped down and went outside and pointed with his paw to the
part about being an Equal Opportunity employer. The manager said, 'Yes,
but the sign also says that you have to be bilingual.' The dog
looked at him straight in the eyes and said, 'Miaow.'