There was this fellow who came from an Eastern Province in Canada and went to B.C. to get a job in the lumber industry. The owner of the sawmill told him that he had to show him what he knew, so off to the bush they went. The owner asked this chap "Tell which kind of tree this is" pointing to the first tree he saw, to which our hero replied "This is a pine tree, very soft, not bad for some types of furniture and occasionally flooring." The owner thought, not bad. "Which kind of tree is this", he asked. The fellow replied, "Oh, this is an oak, strong, durable and good for building." The owner was starting to get worried, this fellow knew his trees, how could he not hire him? On the way back to the office he asked this guy, "What kind of tree is this?" "That is a cherry tree, very, very hard wood and makes beautiful furniture." "Alright, then, where is the front of it?" The applicant walks around the tree two or three times and finally points and says "This is the front, right here!" The sawmill owner asked him "And how do you know that?" "Because somebody sh*t behind it!
(From the "Rest" of RHF)