Having just moved into his new office, a pompous Colonel was sitting at his desk when a private knocked on the door. Conscious of his new position, the Colonel told the private to enter, then quickly picked up the phone and said, "Yes General, I'll be seeing the Brigadier this morning, and I'll pass along your message. In the meantime, thank you for your good wishes, Sir."
Feeling as though he had sufficiently impressed the young enlisted man, he said, "What do you want Private?"
"Nothing important, Sir; the Private replied, "Just here to hook-up your phone!"
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