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    up here..

    a man in a hot air balloon shouted down to an Irish farmer in a field ''where am i?'' the farmer shouted back ''you cant fool me, your up there in that little basket!
    slowly slowly catch a monkey..

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    Another balloon story (as told to me by Sir John Harvey-Jones - a bloody long time ago )

    A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and
    spotted a woman below. He descended a bit more and shouted, "Excuse me,
    can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I
    don't know where I am."

    The woman below replied, "You're in a hot air balloon hovering
    approximately 30 feet above the ground. You're between 40 and 41 degrees
    north latitude and between 59 and 60 degrees west longitude."

    "You must be an engineer," said the balloonist. "I am," replied the woman,
    "How did you know?"

    "Well," answered the balloonist, "everything you told me is, technically
    correct, but I've no idea what to make of your information, and the fact
    is I'm still lost. Frankly, you've not been much help at all. If anything,
    you've delayed my trip."

    The woman below responded, "You must be in Management." "I am," replied
    the balloonist, "but how did you know?"

    "Well," said the woman, "you don't know where you are or where you're
    going. You have risen to where you are due to a large quantity of hot air.
    You made a promise which you've no idea how to keep, and you expect people
    beneath you to solve your problems. The fact is you are in exactly the same
    position you were in before we met, but now, somehow, it's my fault."
    Handle every stressful situation like a dog. If you can't eat it, hump it or learn from it then piss on it and walk away.

    "HOSPITALITY" - the art of making guests feel at home (when you wish they were).

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