Thursday, March 4, 2010

Neither logical, nor legal

After having failed his exam in "Logistics and
Organization" , a student goes and confronts his
lecturer about it.

Student: "Sir, do you really understand anything about
the subject?"

Professor: "Surely I must. Otherwise I would not be a

Student: "Great, well then I would like to ask you a
question. If you can give me the correct answer, I
will accept my mark as is and go. If you however do
not know the answer, I want you give me an "A" for the
exam. "

Professor: "Okay, it's a deal. So what is the

Student: "What is legal, but not logical, logical, but
not legal, and neither logical, nor legal?"

Even after some long and hard consideration, the
professor cannot give the student an answer, and
therefore changes his exam mark into an "A", as

Afterwards, the professor calls on his best student
and asks him the same question.

He immediately answers: "Sir, you are 63 years old and
married to a 35 year old woman, which is legal, but
not logical. Your wife has a 25 year old lover, which
is logical, but not legal. The fact that you have
given your wife's lover an "A", although he really
should have failed, is neither legal, nor logical."

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