Mrs. Jones called the doctor’s office and was met with this response by the secretary. ‘This is Dr. Whitman’s office. What would you like to talk about?’ Mrs. Jones was disturbed by this response and replied sarcastically, ‘I want to order a hamburger with fries. For Christ’s sake, why would I
call a doctor if I didn’t feel sick? I’m very sick. I need to see the doctor.’ ‘Fine,’ replied the secretary, ‘I can make an appointment for you. Let me see, ahhhh yes, I have an appointment one week from next Friday.’ ‘Great,’ said Mrs. Jones, ‘I’ll have my mortician drop me off then.