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Jim and Edna

David A

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>Subject: JIM AND EDNA ..

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> >Jim and Edna were both patients in a mental hospital.

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> >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.

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> >Edna promptly jumped in to save him. She swam to the bottom and pulled

> >Jim out.

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> >When the medical director became aware of Edna's heroic act he

> >immediately ordered her to be discharged from the hospital, as he now

> >considered her to be mentally stable.

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> >When he went to tell Edna the news he said:

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> >"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 that you have a sound mind".

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> >"The bad news is, Jim the patient you saved, hung himself with his

> >bathrobe

> >belt in the bathroom. I am so sorry, but he's dead.

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> >Edna replied: ... "He didn't hang himself ... I put him there to dry."

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...so, you're saying that to stay in a place that covers the "three squares a day", roof over head and NO KIDS, all I have to do is hang a man up to dry the ol' fashioned way?? Where do I sign up???

WAHOOOO! Free vacation! (Do I get to pick the man, or is that decided by whomever "falls" into the pool?)

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