A Captain I used to fly with posted this on Facebook. He's in the top 2% company wide. I joked that he told me something similar the first time I flew with him. Ha!
Many years ago on a long transatlantic flight, an elderly lady asked
if she could visit the cockpit.
When she got up there, she found four crewmen. She asked the first
what he did, and he explained that he was the navigator and what his
She turned to next one and asked what he did. He explained that he was
the engineer and his job was to monitor and troubleshoot any system
problems to keep the flight operating smoothly.
She turned to the next one and asked what he did. He explained that as
the captain he was responsible for everything on the airplane and the
functioning of the crew. She turned to the first officer and asked
"Well young man, what is your job?"
He replied "Ma'am, I am the captain's sexual advisor."
Somewhat shocked, she said "I beg your pardon, but what do you mean by that?"
"Very simple ma'am. The captain has told me that when he wants my
fucking advice, he'll ask me.