Magazine article Insight on the News

Job-Hopping: It's All Pun and Games

Magazine article Insight on the News

Job-Hopping: It's All Pun and Games

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A friend found this on the Internet and sent it for the people's way under the title "A Resume (Warning, Beware of Puns)." The document explains itself, but there's no way to avoid the puns; they just keep a comin'. Consider:

"My first job was working in an orange-juice factory, but I got canned: I couldn't concentrate. Then I worked in the woods as a lumberjack, but I just couldn't hack it, so they gave me the ax. After that I tried to be a tailor, but I just wasn't suited for it mainly because it was a sew-sew job.

"Next I tried working in a muffler factory, but that was too exhausting. Then I tried to be a chef -- figured it would add a little spice to my life, but I just didn't have the thyme. I attempted to be a deli worker, but any way I sliced it I couldn't cut the mustard.

"My best job was being a musician, though eventually I found I wasn't noteworthy. I studied a long time to become a doctor, but I didn't have any patience. …

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