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A manager at a company was interviewing a job candidate. The manager said, “We need a very responsible person for this job. We need someone who can take charge.”
The candidate’s eyes lit up, and he answered with great confidence. “Sir, your search ends here! I’m the one. In my previous job, whenever something went wrong, everybody said I was responsible.”
In this play on words, the manager uses “responsible” to mean “take charge.” But the candidate’s meaning is different. He ...
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