The local bar was so sure that its bartender was the
strongest man around that they offered a Rs 10,000
bet. The bartender would squeeze a
lemon until all the juice ran into a glass, and hand
the lemon to a patron. Anyone who could squeeze one
more drop of juice out would win the money. Many
people like weight-lifters, wrestlers, body
builders, etc had tried over time, but nobody could
One day this scrawny little man came in, wearing
thick glasses and a safari suit, and said in a tiny,
squeaky voice, "I'd like to try the bet." After the
laughter had died down, the bartender said OK,
grabbed a lemon, and squeezed away. Then he handed the
wrinkled remains of the rind to the little man.
But the crowd's laughter turned to total silence
as the man clenched his fist around the lemon and
5-6 drops fell into the glass. As the
crowd cheered, the bartender paid the Rs 10,000, and
asked the little man, "What do you do for a living?
Are you a weight-lifter, or what?"
"No," replied the man.
"I work as a project manager in a software company !! "