Saturday, June 09, 2007

Punctuate Your Difficulties with Humor

It’s often hard to stay positive in testing circumstances.

One chap was in hospital and he was trying hard to ‘keep his chin up’.

A counselor visited him in hospital and the patient told how he was getting ready to undergo a very tricky bowel operation.

The counselor said, “You’re looking very bright and cheerful.”

The patient said with a twinkle in his eye, “I decided it was better to have a semicolon than to have a full stop.”

This is a variation of the cartoon where the surgeon is giving his report to the patient after the surgery and saying, “We saved your life. However, your colon is now a semicolon.” See cartoon.

Geoff Pound

Image: Semicolon