I believe that it was Groucho Marx who said, "Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana." I am sure there is some deep meaning in that quote somewhere but for me it is just funny.

It is important to have some humor in our lives and to not take ourselves so seriously. Laughter is important-it is healthy. There are a lot of things to worry about in life. Life can be very serious and stressful. Even so, we need to sometimes "clown around," tell some jokes and have fun. It sometimes takes work to smile and find something to laugh about. Maybe it is as simple as renting some movies by the Three Stooges. What can you do around the office to have some fun? Brainstorm some ideas with your coworkers.

So in the spirit of trying to get a smile, here is my attempt at humor (it made me smile):

"A sales rep, an administration clerk and their manager are walking to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp. They rub it and a genie pops out. The Genie says, 'I'll give each of you just one wish.' 'Me first! Me first!' says the admin clerk. 'I want to be in the Bahamas, driving a speedboat, without a care in the world.' Puff! She's gone. 'Me next! Me next!' says the sales rep. 'I want to be in Hawaii, relaxing on the beach with my personal masseuse, an endless supply of Pina Coladas and the love of my life.' Puff! He's gone. 'OK, you're up,' the Genie says to the manager. The manager says, 'I want those two back in the office after lunch.'"

Moral of the story: Always let your boss have the first say. (Well, at least it wasn't a knock knock joke.) Have a humorous day.

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