Tuesday, 5 February 2013

How Many Writers Does it Take to Change a Light Bulb?



Ten….

One to change the light bulb…

Four to say that they’d already had the idea, but didn’t want to show anyone what they were doing until they’d polished their light-bulb-changing technique…

Two to point out that someone else had already changed a light bulb, so changing another one was unoriginal and thus not worthwhile…

Three to call light bulbs a new technology that was going to be catastrophic for traditional literature…

And One to figure out that writers are terrible at maths.

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