A man came home from work one day and told his wife how good his fireman job was when they used a bell system. He explained to her when bell 1 rang they slid down the firemans pole, bell 2 they grab thier jackets and bell 3 they were on the truck ready to go.
He also told her he wanted to us...
Dad was a Bell System engineer. I told him that he had put up with BS for 40 years. But that is not his joke. His was:
How long is a short circuit?
As long as it takes to ***find*** it!