Humour Files: Assassin

The CIA had an opening for an assassin. After the background checks,
etc., there were 3 final applicants: 2 men and 1 woman.

As part of the test, the CIA agents took one of the men to a large
metal door and handed him a gun. "We must know that you will follow
your instructions no matter what the circumstances. Inside this room
you will find your wife sitting in a chair. Kill her."

The man said "You can't be serious. I could never shoot my wife." The
CIA man said, "You are definitely not the right man for this job."

The second man was given the same instructions. He took the gun and
went into the room. All was quiet for about 5 minutes, then the man
came out of the room with tears in his eyes. "I tried, but I cannot
kill my wife."

The CIA man said, "You don't have what it takes, take your wife and go

Finally it was the woman's turn. She was given the same instructions
to kill her husband.

She took the gun and opened the door. Before the door was completely
closed, shots were heard, one shot after the other. They heard
screaming, crashing, banging on the walls.

After a few more minutes it was quiet. The door opened slowly and
there stood the woman.

She wiped the sweat from her brow and said, "You guys didn't tell me
the gun was loaded with blanks, so I had to beat him to death with the

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