A Consultant, Banker, Lawyer, Psychologist and Engineer walk into a bar…
“This feels like a joke!” says the Psychologist.
“Oh, don’t start all that again,” says the Banker. “We’re just here for a drink.”
The five experts take a seat at a round table in the middle of the room. Shadows are cast across their faces by the low-hanging light above them. The room is dimly lit and rain taps against the single-glazed window beside the door. It is a Tuesday.
“What will it be?” asks the Waiter, placing two menus on the table.
“Wine,” say the experts in unison.
They smirk. The Lawyer chuckles. “We might need a minute or two,” says the Engineer, fully aware of his own inexactitude. The Consultant picks up one of the menus and holds it firmly in two hands. “OK people – let’s start with the universe of opportunity and narrow things down from there.” “We’ll be here all night!” says the Banker, impatiently. “Just look at the prices and pick something good.” “Work with me on this – red, white or rosé?” asks the Consultant. A gust blows and the door of the bar rattles on its hinges. Read on...
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