Two Irish engineers Patrick and Seamus (Design Engineers) were standing
at the base of a flagpole, looking up.
A woman walked by and asked what they were doing. "We're supposed to
find the height of the flagpole," said Patrick, "but we don't have a
The woman took a wrench from her purse, loosened a few bolts, and laid
the pole down. Then she took a tape measure from her pocket,
took a measurement, announced, "5 metres" and then walked away.
Seamus shook his head and laughed. "Ain't that just like a blonde! We
ask for the height and she gives us the length!"