Here’s a gem of a post buried in an old thread I’ve been following that saw some activity today. Thanks for the laughs Linus.

Re: Six Sigma Companies by Linus Barrymore

Three one-sigma companies board a train in Cleveland traveling southwest at92 mph. At the same time, six two-sigma companies board another train in Cincinnati traveling northeast on the same track at34 mph. Where will the two trains collide and what will be theresult?

A. Detroit, one 15-sigma company

B. Columbus, one 9-sigma company

C. Columbus, 9 1.25-sigma companies

D. Delaware, one corporation having multiple divisions each performing barely over budget

E. Columbus, 9 original companies and one less railroad

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