While being interviewed for a job, the personnel manager said to the Maguire
'We're going to give you a written examination. Ten questions. Whoever gets
most right we'll hire.'
Papers were produced and the boys set to work answering the general knowledge
questions. When the time was up the personnel manager collected and marked the
'Well,' said he, 'you've both got nine out often, but I'm giving Mick the
'Why's that?' asked Pat.
'Well,' said the manager, 'you both got the same question wrong but he had
'I don't know this' and you had 'Neither do I!'.