Q: How many consultants does it take to change a light bulb?
A: I'll have an estimate for you a week from Monday.
Q: How many mystery writers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Two: One to screw it almost all the way in and the other to give it
a surprising twist at the end.
Q: How many existentialists does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Two: One to screw it in and one to observe how the light bulb itself
symbolizes a single incandescent beacon of subjective reality in
a netherworld of endless absurdity reaching out toward a cosmos of
Q: How many spin doctors in the PM’s office does it take to change a light
A: Four - One to say that no one could have foreseen the bulb's
burning out, one to spin stories for newspapers that the PM’s
bulb-changing program is working well, and one to go out on talk
shows to accuse the NATs of being weak on energy efficiency and one to spin that it’s just a discussion document.