Pride Comes Before A Fall
A blowhard Air Force major was promoted to colonel and
received a brand-new office. His first morning behind the desk, an airman
knocked on the door and asked to speak to him. After telling him to come in, the
colonel felt an urge to impress the young airman, so he picked up his phone and
said, "Yes, General, I'll get that to the President immediately. Goodbye,
Then, turning to the airman, he barked, "Now what do you want?"
"Nothing important," the airman said, "I just came to install the telephone."