Q: How many car salesmen does it take to change a light bulb?
A: I’m just going to work this out on my calculator, and I think you’re going to be pleasantly surprised.
Q: How many bureaucrats does it take to change a light bulb?
A: Two; one to assure us that everything possible is being done while the other screws the bulb into a water faucet.
AND FINALLY – FROM THE INVENTOR HIMSELF:
Thomas Edison spent years trying to invent the electric light, testing and retesting. Finally, late one night, he got the bulb to glow. He ran out of his laboratory, through the house, up the stairs to his bedroom.
“Honey,” Edison called to his wife, “I’ve done it!”
She rolled over and said, “Will you turn off that light and come to bed!”