An elderly man was taken to hospital with a possible concussion. The doctor asked him a series of questions to which he quickly answered.
“Do you know where you are?” the doctor asked. “I’m at the Wesley Hospital,” the man replied.
“What city are you in?” the doctor asked. “Brisbane,” the man said with confidence.
“Do you know who I am?” the doctor asked finally. “Dr Hamilton,” the elderly man responded.
The doctor walked off, making notes on a piece of paper.
“I hope he doesn’t ask me any more questions,” the elderly man said quietly to the nurse standing nearby. “Why?” she asked. “Because, all of those answers were on his badge!”
A nurse was working the night shift on the hospital’s children’s ward. She was at the nurses station when she heard a little boy in his room talking, however there was no one else in the room. He kept the patter up for some time.
Finally, the nurse got on the intercom and said softly, but firmly: “Okay Johnny, it’s time to go to sleep now.”
There was quiet in the room and then he said: “Okay God, I will.” The nurse didn’t hear a peep from him until morning.
A family’s beloved dog Lucky passed away. The eldest daughter in the family tried to explain to her four-year-old brother what had happened in terms that he might understand.
“Remember that baby bird we found on the sidewalk the other day?” she asked. As the truth sank in, the boy grew alarmed: “Lucky fell out of a tree?”