After dark


Doctor Steve strikes again

So, the other night after work I was waiting for some take-out at a local seafood place, and the girl behind the counter (18 or 19 years old) kept hiccuping, and apparently had been doing so for several hours. When my order was ready, I walked up to the counter and said:

"Did you figure out who posted that picture on Facebook?"


"Did you know, the 19th most common cause of heart attacks in young women is the hiccups?"


"You didn't leave Line 19a blank on your Federal tax return, did you?"

"I didn't...I just signed it...what..."

"I'm just trying to scare you."

"Oh. Hah. I've been trying to scare myself all day."

"Yeah, that won't work. You already know what you're going to do."

"That's true."

As I was walking out the door...

"Hey! They've g--"

"Don't say it!"