Ray & Bubba (Texas mechanical 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 Bubba, "but we don't have a ladder." 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, "Eighteen feet, six inches," and walked away. Ray shook his head and laughed, "Ain't that just like a woman! We ask for the height and she gives us the length!" Bubba and Ray are currently working for the government.