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It's time, for another joke :*)

Posted by BrianG on 2/15/03 at 17:46 (109306)

Subject: Your smile for today!
NEVER TICK OFF A NURSE
>
> A big shot business man had to spend a couple of days in the  hospital.
> He  was a royal pain to the nurses because he bossed them around just
> like he did his employees. None of the hospital staff wanted to have
> anything to do with him. The head nurse was the only one who could stand
> up to him.
>
> She came into his room and announced, 'I have to take your temperature.'
>
> After  complaining for several minutes, he finally settled down,
> crossed  his arms and opened his mouth. 'No, I'm sorry, the nurse
> stated, 'but for  this   reading, I can't use an oral thermometer. This
> started another round  of complaining, but eventually he rolled over and
> bared his behind.
> After feeling the nurse insert the thermometer, he heard her announce,
> 'I  have to  get something.  Now you stay JUST LIKE THAT until I get
> back!'
>
> She leaves the door to his room open on her way out. He curses  under
> his  breath as he hears people walking past his door, laughing. After
> a   half   hour, the man's doctor comes into the room. 'What's going on
> here?'  asked the doctor.
>
> Angrily, the man answers, 'What's the matter, Doc?
> Haven't you  ever seen someone having their temperature taken?' After a
> pause,  the doctor  confesses, 'Not with a carnation.

Re: It's time, for another joke :*)

Suzanne D on 2/15/03 at 19:58 (109326)

This reminded me of something that happened when my husband was in the hospital years ago. He was in the room with some poor old man who really didn't know what was going on. A nurse came in and said, 'I'm here to take your temperature.'

He replied, 'You ain't takin' nothin' I've got!'

Suzanne :-)