A new doctor had arrived in town. He could cure anything and anybody.
Everyone was amazed with what he could do - everyone except for Mr. Thompson,
skeptic. Grumpy old Mr. Thompson went to visit this 'miracle doctor' to prove
that he wasn't anybody special.
When it was time for his appointment he told the doctor, "Hey, doc, I've lost my
sense of taste. I can't taste nothin', so what are ya goin' to do?"
The doctor scratched his head and mumbled to himself a little, then told Mr.
Thompson, "What you need is jar number 47." So the doctor brought the jar out,
opened it, and told Mr. Thompson to taste it.
He tasted it and immediately spit it out, "This is gross!" he yelled.
"Looks like I just restored your sense of taste Mr. Thompson," said the doctor.
So Mr. Thompson went home.... very mad.
One month later, Mr. Thompson decides to go back to the doctor and try once
again to expose him as a fake, by complaining of a new problem.
"Doc," he started, "I can't remember anything!"
Thinking he had the doctor stumped now, he waited as the doctor scratched his
head, mumbled to himself a little, and told Mr. Thompson, "What you need is jar
number 47, it's......"
But before the doctor could finish his sentence, Mr. Thompson was cured and fled