Business had slowed and rumors of layoffs were abound. The company director came down to inspect the office floor, and the floor managers hovered around him like a nervous entourage.
“Who’s in charge of personnel around here?” the director barked.
“That would be me,” said Karen sheepishly.
With his hands on his hips the director instructed, “I need you to get me a list of the department staff broken down by age and sex.”
Karen timidly responded, “Well, currently no one here has been broken down by age or sex. However, we do have a few alcoholics.”