The farmer’s wife went to see the doctor to ask him about her husband’s chronic biliousness.
The doctor advised her to give him liquid paraffin.
The farmer’s wife went and purchased paraffin oil by mistake and gave some to her husband.
The next day he was very ill, so she returned to the doctor and told him what she had done, giving her husband a cup of paraffin oil.
“Oh Doctor he has got worse, what shall I do?” she asked.
The doctor replied, “Go buy a yard of wick, madam. Use your imagination on where to put it. Put a match to it and you will have light for the winter”.
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