The patient was seen running down the hall of the hospital just before his operation.
“What’s the matter?” someone asked him.
He said, “I heard the nurse say, ‘It’s a very simple operation, don’t worry, I’m sure it will be all right.”
“She was just trying to comfort you, what’s so frightening about that?”
“She was talking to the doctor.
Corruption In India
At the height of a political corruption trial, the prosecuting attorney attacked a witness. “Isn’t it true,” he shouted, “that you accepted 10,000 Rupees to compromise this case?”
The witness stared out the window, as though he hadn’t heard the question.
“Isn’t it true that you accepted 10,000 Rupees to compromise this case?” the lawyer repeated.
The witness still did not respond.
Finally, the judge leaned over and said, “Sir, please answer the question.”
“Oh,” the startled witness said, “I thought he was talking to you.”