Time for Your Temperature

A big-shot businessman with an extremely high opinion of himself had to spend a few days in the hospital. The nurses despised him because he bossed them as if they were one of his employees. Finally the head nurse came into his room and announced, “Time for your temperature. Roll over!??? “What? No way!??? “I’m sorry, sir,??? she said, “but this time, we can’t use an oral thermometer.??? This started another round of complaints as he rolled over and bared his butt. After inserting the thermometer, she announced, “I have to go get something. Just stay like that until I return!??? and left his room, leaving his door wide open. Time passes. He curses every time he hears people laughing outside his door. After nearly an hour, a doctor enters his room. “What are you doing???? asked the doctor rudely. Angrily, the businessman answers, “What do you mean, ‘what am I doing?’ You’re the doctor. Haven’t you ever seen someone having their temperature taken???? The doctor chuckles. “Not with a carnation!???

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