Wednesday, March 7, 2012

“Showoff should be placed very carefully; when misplaced it can damage your integrity up to an extent that you will have no place to hide yourself.”

A Lawyer on a telephone.
Bongani grew up in Johannesburg. He went to law school in London. After his studies he decided to go back to Johannesburg, because he could be a big man in there. There he opened his new law office. The first day, he saw a man coming up to his office and decided to make a big impression.

As the man came to the door, Bongani pretended to be on the phone and motioned the man to take a seat. Bongani said into the phone: "No. Absolutely no. You tell those clowns in New York that am not travelling all the way that side to settle the case for less than a million bucks.

"Yes. The Appeals Court has agreed to hear the case next week. "I'll be handling the primary argument and the other members of my team will provide support.

"Okay. Give the State Prosecutor my regards and ..."

The visitor sat patiently as Bongani rattled instructions. Finally, Bongani put down the telephone and said: "I'm sorry for the delay, but as you can see, I'm very busy. What can I do for you?"

The man said: "I'm from Telkom  ... I've come to connect your phone."


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