Today in Labor History: October 3
Folk singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie (“This Land is Your Land”, “Union Maid” and hundreds of others) dies of Huntington’s disease in New York at the age of 55 – 1967
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Labor Humor: Ouch!
A job superintendent is wandering around the fourth floor a building under construction. Not looking where he’s going, he manages to back into an operating saw that cuts his ear off and flings it over the side of the building. He yells down to a worker on the ground floor and asks if he’s seen the ear. The guy looks around and spots one on the ground, yelling up, “Here it is!” The superintendent shakes his head, “No, that’s not it. Click here for the punchline.
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