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Good News & Bad News

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by scooterbear, Apr 29, 2003.

  1. scooterbear

    scooterbear

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    John and Mary were both patients in a Mental Hospital. One day while
    >they were walking past the hospital swimming pool, John suddenly jumped
    >into the deep end. He sunk to the bottom and stayed there. Mary
    promptly
    >jumped in to save him. She swam to the bottom and pulled John out. When
    the
    >medical director became aware of Mary's heroic act he immediately
    ordered
    >her to be discharged from the hospital, as he now considered her to be
    >mentally stable.
    >
    >When he went to tell Mary the news he said, "Mary, I have good news &
    >bad
    >news. The good news is you're being discharged because since you were
    able
    >to jump in and save the life of another patient, I think you've
    regained
    >your senses. The bad news is, John, the patient you saved, hung himself

    >with his bathrobe belt in the bathroom. I am so sorry, but he's dead."
    >
    >Mary replied "He didn't hang himself, I put him there to dry."