A business owner is interviewing people for a top management position. He’s not the brightest spark in the world, so he decides to select the individual that can answer the question "how much is two plus two?"
The engineer pulls out his slide rule and shuffles it back and forth finally announcing: "It lies between 3.98 and 4.02".
The mathematician says, "In two hours I can demonstrate it equals 4 with the following short proof."
The attorney states "In the case of Svenson vs. the State, two plus two was declared to be four."
The trader asks, "Are you buying or selling?"
The accountant looks at the business owner, then gets out of his chair, checks if anyone is listening at the door and pulls the curtains closed. Then he returns to the business owner, leans across the desk and says in a low voice "What would you like it to be?"
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