which laughs when tickled) factory. The Personnel Manager
explains her duties and tells her to report to work promptly
The next day at 8.45am there is a knock at the Personnel
Manager's door. The assembly line foreman comes in and starts
ranting about this new employee. He says she is incredibly slow
and the whole line is backing up. The foreman takes the
Personnel Manager down to the factory floor to show him the
Sure enough, Elmos are backed up all over the place.
At the end of the line is the new employee. She has a roll of
material used for the Elmos and a big bag of marbles. They both
watch as she cuts a little piece of fabric, wraps it around
two marbles and starts sewing the little package between
The Personnel Manager starts laughing hysterically. After
several minutes he pulls himself together, walks over to the
woman and says "I am sorry, I guess you misunderstood me
yesterday, I said, your job is to give Elmo two test tickles.