A Turn of the Screw
There was an industrialist whose production line inexplicably broke down, costing him millions of dollars per day. He finally tracks down an expert who takes out a screwdriver, turns one screw, and then - as the factory cranks back to life - presents a bill for $100,000.
Affronted, the factory owner demands an itemized invoice. The expert is happy to oblige: "For turning a screw: $1. For knowing which screw to turn: $99,999."
Author: Oliver Burkeman in "The Guardian Weekend", August 13, 2011
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