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Comments Science, smarts and children seem to dominate this week. We hope you all had the smarts to avoid the following occupations. Noted science red-top Popular Science has published a list of the ten worst jobs in science. "Microsoft Security Grunt" made number five, but you had your own suggestions:

I wonder where body recovery diver and crime scene cleanup finished.

Dillon Pyron


I knew someone who did circumcisions on elephants.

He said the money was poor but the tips were huge.....

Mark Belchamber


Retirement Home Tech Support. Had a friend that did that for a living. Of all the IT folks I've ever known, he definately had the best stories to tell.

Ever try to dig denture-paste out of a keyboard?

Nix


"Hazmat divers, while highly qualified, don't normally think of themselves as being involved in scientific endeavour"

Of course not. They only go through the motions.

igmc

Rose


Did you hear about the wallet made from elephant foreskin?

Stroke it, and it morphs into a suitcase.

Q: How do you circumcise a whale?

A: With four skin divers.

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