Posted by sisira on May 04, 192001 at 13:10:37
In the hospital the relatives gathered in the waiting room, where their family member lay gravely ill. Finally, the doctor came in looking tired and sombre. "I'm afraid I'm the bearer of bad news," he said as he surveyed the worried faces.
"The only hope left for your loved one at this time is a brain
"The doctor quickly responded, "$200 for a male brain, and $20000 for a female brain. "The moment turned awkward. Women in the room tried not to smile, avoiding eye contact with the men, but some actually smirked. A man, unable to control his curiosity, blurted out the question everyone wanted to ask, "Why is the female brain so much more?
"The doctor smiled at the childish innocence and so to the entire group said, "It's just standard pricing procedure. We have to mark down the price of the male brains, because they've actually been used.