Today in Labor History: November 20
A total of 78 miners are killed in an explosion at the Consolidated Coal Company’s No. 9 mine in Farmington, W. Va. – 1968
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Labor Humor: Dumb Luck
A guy in a bar leans over to the guy next to him and says, “Want to hear a joke about managers?”
The guy next to him replies, “Well, before you tell that joke, you should know that I’m 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, and I’m a manager. And the guy sitting next to me is 6’2″, 225 pounds, and he’s a manager, too. Now, do you still want to tell that joke?”
The first guy says, “No, I don’t want to have to explain it twice.”
—From Workplace Jokes: Only SOME of Them Will Get You Fired!