An engineer dies and reports to the Pearly Gates. Saint Peter
checks his dossier and says, "You're an engineer you're in the
So the engineer reports to the Gates of Hell and is welcomed. Soon,
the engineer becomes rather dissatisfied with the level of comfort
in Hell; he begins to design and build improvements. Shortly
thereafter, Hell has air conditioning, flush toilets, and
escalators. Needless to say, the
engineer is a pretty popular guy.
One day, God calls Satan and says, "So, how are things in Hell?"
Satan replies, "Hey, things are going great. We've got air
conditioning, flush toilets, and escalators. And, there's no
telling what this engineer is going to come up with next."
"What! You've got an engineer? That's a mistake - he should never
have been sent to Hell... send him to me."
"Not a chance! I like having an engineer on the staff, and I'm
God insists, "Send him back or I'll sue."
Satan laughs uproariously and answers, "Yeah, right. And where are
you going to get a lawyer?"