Monday, October 17, 2022

Tommy can you hear me?


Lab assistant, reviewing a checklist at radiology center where I am about to have an MRI: Do you have a pacemaker?

TD: No

Lab assistant:  Any other electronic implants or devices?

TD: No.

Lab assistant: Stents?

TD: No.

Lab assistant: Shunts?

TD: No.

Lab assistant: Body piercings?

TD: Nope. 

Lab assistant: Hand grenades?

TD: Hand grenades? Do I look like a terrorist? I'm a grandfather. I have white hair for Chrissakes!

Lab assistant: I said "hearing aids."

TD: Oh. I'm sorry I raised my voice. Yes, I do ... but I'm not wearing them today.

Clerk: Obviously.