An elderly lady was concerned about her
hearing. It seemed that every time she would call him,
he wouldn't respond. The lady went to the doctor to ask
The doctor said to her: "Wen you go home, tell your
husband to stand at the end of the hallway, and you
should stand at the other end. Ask him what he wants
for dinner. Continue to move him closer towards you
until he responds to your question so you know exactly
how far away he is from you when he finally hears you."
She thought this was a great idea. When she got home,
she placed her husband at the end of the hallway and
yelled, "Herbert, what do you want for dinner?"
There was no response. She moved 10 feet
Again she yelled, "Herbert, what do you want for dinner?"
No response. She moved another 15 feet closer to where
she was now practically face to face with her
She yelled even louder this time, "HERBERT, what do you
want for dinner?!!"
Herbert yells back at her, "For the THIRD time, I want