wine merchant's warehouse the regular taster died, and the
director started looking for a new one to hire. A retired Marine
A-4 pilot drunk and with a ragged dirty look came to apply for the
position. The director wondered how to send him away. They gave
him a glass to drink.
old pilot tried it and said, "It's a Muscat three years old, grown
on a north slope, matured in steel containers. Low grade but
correct," said the boss. "Another glass,
a cabernet, eight years old, south-western slope, oak barrels,
matured at eight degrees. Requires three more years for finest
correct. A third glass."
a pinot blanc champagne, high grade and exclusive,'' calmly said
director was astonished and winked at his secretary to suggest
something. She left the room and came back in with a glass of
alcoholic tried it.
a blonde, 26 years old, three months pregnant, and if I don't get
the job, I'll name the