An old lady phoned the hospital ...

nurses station

An old lady phoned the hospital and asked if she could check on a patient.

“I can do that for you,” said the operator. “What’s the name and room number?”

“Bettie Mahoney, room 309,” said the woman.

After placing the woman on hold for a few minutes, the operator returned.

“I have good news! Her nurse just told me that Bettie is doing very well and will be discharged on Tuesday.”

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“That’s wonderful!” said the woman. “I was so worried. Thank you for your help.”

“Not a problem,” said the operator. “Is Bettie your daughter?”

“No,” said the woman. “I’m Bettie in room 309. No one tells me anything.”

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