A large corporation recently hired several cannibals.
"You are all part of our team now," said the
HR rep during the welcoming briefing. "You get all the
usual benefits and you can go to the cafeteria for something
to eat, but please don't eat any of the other employees."
The cannibals promised they would not.
Four weeks later their boss remarked, "You're all working
very hard and I'm satisfied with your work. However, one of
our secretaries has disappeared. Do any of you know what happened
The cannibals all shook their heads "No."
After the boss had left, the leader of the cannibals said to
the others, "Which one of you idiots ate the secretary?"
A hand rose hesitantly.
"You fool!" the leader continued. "For
four weeks we've been eating managers and no one noticed anything.
But NOOOooo, you had to go and eat someone who actually does