Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Taking the Canadian Cure

George went to a psychiatrist. 'I've got problems. Every time I go to
bed I think there's somebody under it. I'm scared. I think I'm going

'Just put yourself in my hands for one year,' said the shrink. 'Come
talk to me three times a week, and we should be able to get rid of
those fears.'

'How much do you charge?'

'Eighty dollars per visit, replied the doctor.'

'I'll sleep on it,' said George.

Six months later the doctor met George on the street. 'Why didn't you
ever come to see me about those fears you were having?' asked the

'Well Eighty bucks a visit three times a week for a year is an awful
lot of money! A Cape Bretoner cured me for $10 and a quart. I was so
happy to have saved all that money that I went and bought me a new

'Is that so! And how, may I ask, did a Cape Bretoner cure you?'

'He told me to cut the legs off the bed! - Ain't nobody under there
now !!!'

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