A Fire Chief was about to start the morning briefing to his staff.
While waiting for the coffee machine to finish brewing, the
Chief decided to pose a question to all assembled.
He explained that his wife had been a bit frisky the night before and he failed
to get his usual amount of sound sleep.
He posed the question of just how much of sex was "work" and how much
of it was "pleasure?"
A Training Officer chimed in with 75-25%
in favor of work.
A Captain said it was 50-50%.
A lieutenant responded with 25-75% in favor of pleasure, depending upon his
state of inebriation at the time.
There being no consensus, the Chief turned to the Probie who was in charge of
making the coffee and asked for HIS opinion?
Without any hesitation, the young Probie responded, "Sir, it has to be
The Chief was surprised and as you might guess, asked why?
"Well, sir, if there was any work involved, the officers would have me
doing it for them."
The room fell silent.
God Bless the Fire Service