When the body was first made, all the parts wanted to be Boss. The brain
said, "I should be Boss because I control the whole body's responses and
The feet said, "We should be Boss as we carry the brain about and get
him to where he wants to go." The hands said, "We should be the Boss
because we do all the work and earn all the money." And so it went on
and on with the heart, the lungs and the eyes until finally the asshole
All the parts laughed at the idea of the asshole being the Boss. So the
asshole went on strike, blocked itself up and refused to work. Within a
short time the eyes became crossed, the hands clenched, the feet
twitched, the heart and lungs began to panic and the brain fevered.
Eventually they all decided that the asshole should be the Boss, so the
motion was passed.
All the other parts did all the work while the Boss just sat and passed
Management Lesson: You don't need brains to be Boss, any asshole can be