shineladysue Posted April 12, 2007 Share Posted April 12, 2007 Jim and Edna were both patients in a mental hospital. >One day while they were walking past the hospital swimming pool, >Jim suddenly jumped into the deep end. He sank to the bottom of the >pool and stayed there. Edna promptly jumped in to save him. >She swam to the bottom and pulled Jim out. > >When the Head Nurse Director became aware of Edna's heroic act, >she immediately ordered her to be discharged from the hospital, >as she now considered her to be mentally stable. >When she went to tell Edna the news, she said, >"Edna, I have good news and bad news. >The good news is you're being discharged. Since you were able >to rationally respond to a crisis by jumping in and saving the >life of another patient, I have concluded that your act >displays a sound mind. >The bad news is that Jim, the patient you saved, hung himself >in the bathroom with his bathrobe belt right after you saved him. >I am so sorry, but he's dead." > >Edna replied, "He didn't hang himself, I put him there to dry." >"How soon can I go home?" Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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