A Sardarji applied for an engineering position at a Punjabi firm
based in Amritsar.
A Pathan applied for the same job and both
applicants having the same qualifications were asked to take a test
by the Department Manager.
Upon completion of the test both men only
missed one of the questions.
The manager went to Sardarji and said,
Manager: "Thank you for your interest, but we've decided to give
the Pathan the job".
Sardarji: "And why would you be doing that? We both got 9 questions
This being Punjab and me being Punjabi I should get the job!"
Manager: "We have made our decision not on the correct answers, but
on the question you missed".
Sardarji: "And just how would one incorrect answer be better than the
Manager: "Simple, the Pathan put down on question ?5, "I don't
You put down, "Neither do I".