Oldest Profession

JOKE OF THE WEEK, 20 Nov 2017

Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service

A surgeon, an engineer and an economist were arguing which was the oldest profession.

The surgeon said,

“On the seventh day of creation, God removed a rib from Adam’s body to create Eve.  This is obviously surgery, so my profession is the oldest.”

The engineer argued,

“But on the first day of creation, God built the universe out of chaos.  This is a magnificent engineering task, so my profession is the oldest.”

And the economist asked,

“Who do you believe created the chaos in the first place?”


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