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A woman desperately looking for work goes into the toy factory in Irwin, TX. The Personnel Manager looks over her resume and explains to her that he regrets he has nothing worthy of her experience.

The woman answers that she really needs work and will take almost anything. The Personnel Manager hems and haws and finally says he does have a low skill job on the "Tickle Me Elmo" line, but nothing else.

The woman happily accepts.

He takes her down to the line, explains her duties, and tells her that she should be in by 8:00 the next day.

The next day at 8:45 there's a knock at the Personnel Manager's door.The "Tickle Me Elmo" line manager comes in and starts ranting about the woman just hired. After screaming for 15 minutes about how badly backed up the assembly line is, thePersonnel Manager suggests he show him the problem.

Together they head down to the assembly line, and sure enough, Elmos are backed up from here to kingdom come.

Right at the end of the line is the woman just hired. She has an entire roll of the bright fuzzy fabric used to make the Elmos and she has a big bag of marbles. They both watch curiously as she cuts a little piece of fabric, takes two marbles, and starts sewing them between Elmo's legs.

The Personnel Manager is killing himself laughing, and finally after minutes of rolling around, he pulls himself together and walks over to the new employee and says, "I'm sorry, I guess you misunderstood me yesterday. What I meant was, we need you to give each Elmo two "test tickles".



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