Between Chiefs, Cooks, Warriors and Bosses

My friend came over to the house for a visit. He’s the only guy I know that can screw up an old saying up still come out making it make sense.

We were talking about work, where he’s been having a difficult time with a new boss. I sat and listened to his complaints.

At one point he said, “Too many chiefs make the water boil.”

I corrected him, “Don’t you mean ‘Too many chiefs, not enough Indian’ or, ‘Too many cooks ruin the soup?'”

“Nope,” he quickly replied, “I mean ‘I’m always in hot water!'”

I should have known.

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