Two Minnesota engineers were standing at the base of a flagpole, looking up.
A woman walks by asks what they were
"Ve're supposed to find da height of dis flagpole, “said Sven,
don't haff a ladder."
The woman took a wrench from her
purse, loosened a couple bolts, and laid
the pole down on the
Then she took a tape measure from her pocketbook, took a
announced, "Twenty-one feet, six inches," and walked
Ole shook his head and laughed. "Ain't dat just like a
voman! Ve ask fer
da height and she gives us da
Sven and Ole have since quit their engineering jobs and are
serving in the United States Senate.