a manager at Wal-Mart had the task of hiring someone 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 and ask them only one question.
Their answer would determine which of them would get the

The day came and as the four sat around the conference room
table, the interviewer asked, "What is the fastest
thing you know of?"

The first man replied, "A THOUGHT." It just pops
into your head. There's no warning.

"That's very good!" replied the interviewer.
"And, now you sir?", he asked the second man.

"Hmmm...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 on
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 question.

Old Bubba replied, "After hearing the previous three
answers, it's obvious to me that the fastest thing known

"WHAT!?" said the interviewer, stunned by the response.

"Oh sure", said 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 pooped my pants." [8D]

BUBBA is now the new greeter at a Wal-Mart near you!