I found a new young doctor for my 90-year-old mother, whose family physician had died. After examining her, the doctor called us into his office and, ignoring Mother, proceeded to give me the results.
Mother interrupted and said, “Doctor, do you do crossword puzzles?”
“Yes, I do,” he replied.
She then asked, “Do you do them with pencil or pen?”
“Why, with a pencil,” replied the doctor.
“Well, I do mine with a pen,” said Mother. “So you can talk to me.”—Contributed by Jim Bradcmas