PROBLEM: In a terrible car accident, a man is killed and his son is rushed to the hospital for surgery. As the boy is wheeled into the operating room, the surgeon looks at the patient and says, "I cannot operate on this child. He is my son." How is this possible?
ANSWER: The surgeon is the boy's mother.
SUBSEQUENTLY: Interns plead with the female surgeon, saying that her stubbornness about operating on the boy is jeopardizing his health, yet she steadfastly refuses. It is decided that the boy's broken foot must wait until another surgeon is summoned. Suddenly, the door bursts open—it is the boy's father, alive. "Just do the surgery, Elaine!" he shouts.
"Hey," she replies, "do I come to your job and tell you how to drive?" [more]
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