A mechanic was removing a cylinder-head from the motor of a
Harley motorcycle when he spotted a well-known cardiologist in
his shop. The cardiologist was there waiting for the service
manager to come take a look at his bike when the mechanic
across the garage " Hey Doc, want to take a look at this?"
The cardiologist, a bit surprised, walked over to where the
mechanic was working on the motorcycle. The mechanic
up, wiped his hands on a rag and asked, "So Doc, look at this
engine. I open its heart, take the valves out, repair any
and then put them back in, and when I finish, it works just
So how come I make $39,675 a year (a pretty small salary)
and you get the really big bucks ($1,695,759) when you and I
doing basically the same work?"
The cardiologist paused, smiled and leaned over, then
to the mechanic...
''Try doing it
with the engine running."