The subway car was packed. It was rush hour, and many people wereforced to stand. One particularly cramped woman turned to the manbehind her and said, "Sir, if you don't stop poking me with your thing,I'm going to the cops!""I don't know what you're talking about miss - that's just my pay checkin my pocket.""Oh really" she spat."then you must have some job,because that's the fifth raise you've had in the last half hour."