The amazing new doctor arrived in a small Midwest town and the word quickly got around that he could cure anything and anybody. Everyone was astounded by what he could do, everyone except that is for old Bill Johnson, who was the town skeptic.
Now old Bill Johnson wouldn’t believe what people were saying about this amazing new doctor. No matter what anyone told him, he believed that the doctor had to be fooling them all.
So, to to find out for himself, grumpy old Bill Johnson went to visit this “miracle doctor” to prove that he wasn’t anybody special.
When it was time for his appointment, he told the new doctor, “I’ve lost my sense of taste. I can’t taste nothin’, so what are ya goin’ to do?”
The new doctor scratched his head and mumbled to himself a little, then told Mr. Johnson, “What you need is jar number 47”.
So, the doctor brought the jar out, opened it, put some of the contents on a spoon and told Mr. Johnson to taste it.
He tasted it and immediately spat it out.
“This is gross!” he yelled.
“Looks like I just restored your sense of taste Mr. Johnson”, said the new doctor.
So Mr. Johnson went home and he was mad, very mad.
A month later, Mr. Johnson decided to go back to the doctor and try once again to expose him as a fake, by complaining of a new problem.
“Doctor”, he said, “I can’t remember anything!”
Thinking that he had the doctor stumped now, he waited as the doctor scratched his head, mumbled to himself a little, and told Mr. Johnson, “What you need is jar number 47, it’s……”
But before the doctor could finish his sentence, Mr. Johnson was cured and fled the room!
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