Doctor: “I see you’re over a month late for your appointment. Don’t you know
that nervous disorders require prompt and regular attention? What’s your
Patient: “I was just following your orders, Doc.”
Doctor: “Following my orders? What are you talking about? I gave you no such
Patient: “You told me to avoid people who irritate me.”
[forwarded by Steve Sanderson]
On a job application form, an applicant was asked to “Briefly describe
yourself.” She responded, “Concise.” She got the job.