An Italian, a Scotsman and a Chinese fellow are hired at a
>>construction
>> > >site.
>> > >
>> > >The foreman points out a huge pile of sand and says to the Italian
>>guy,
>> > >"You're in charge of sweeping."
>> > >
>> > >To the Scotsman he says, "You're in charge of shoveling."
>> > >
>> > >And to the Chinese guy, "You're in charge of supplies."
>> > >
>> > >He then says, "Now, I have to leave for a little while. I expect
>> > >you
>> > guys
>> > >to make a dent in that there pile."
>> > >
>> > >So the foreman goes away for a couple hours and when he returns,
>> > >the
>> > pile
>> > >of
>> > >
>> > >sand is untouched. He asks the Italian, "Why didn't you sweep any
>> > >of
>> > it?"
>> > >
>> > >The Italian replies, "I no hava no broom. You saida to the
>> > >Chinese a
>> > fella
>> > >that he a wasa in a charge of supplies, but he hasa disappeared
>> > >and I
>> > no
>> ; > >coulda finda him nowhere."
>> > >
>> > >Then the foreman turns to the Scotsman and says, "And you, I
>> > >thought I
>> > told
>> > >you to shovel this pile."
>> > >
>> > >The Scotsman replies, "Aye, ye did lad, boot ah couldnay get
>> > >meself a shoovel! Ye left th' Chinese gadgie in chairge of
>> > >supplies, boot ah couldnay fin' him either."
>> > >
>> > >The foreman is really angry now and storms off toward the pile of
>> > >sand
>> > to
>> > >look for the Chinese guy ...
>> > >
>> > >Just then, the Chinese guy leaps out from behind the pile of sand
>> > >and
>> > yells
>> > >. . . . . .
>> > >
>> > >"SUPPLIES!"