Monday, January 13, 2014

Don't Piss Off The Maintenance Guy

He could be evil like me.

A certain private Catholic school was recently

faced with a unique problem. A number of 12-year-old girls were beginning

to use lipstick and would put it on in the bathroom. That was fine provided

it was of a natural or neutral skin tone, but after they put on their

lipstick, they would press their lips to the mirror leaving dozens of

little lip prints.

Every night the maintenance man would remove them; and the next day the

girls would put them back. Finally, the principal, Sister Mary, decided

that something had to be done. She called all the girls to the bathroom and

met them there with the
maintenance man. She explained that all these lip

prints were causing a major problem for the custodian, who had to clean the

mirrors every night (you can just imagine the yawns from the little


To demonstrate how difficult it had been to clean the mirrors, Sister Mary

asked the maintenance man to show the girls how much effort was required. He

took out a long-handled squeegee, dipped it in the toilet, and cleaned the

mirror with it.

Since then, there have been no lip prints on the mirror.

''There are teachers...... And then there are educators!"

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