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Sunday, November 18, 2018



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The Bathtub Test

The Bathtub Test

During a visit to his doctor, an elderly man asked, “How do you determine whether or not a retiree should be put in an old age home?”

“Well,” said the doctor, “We fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the retiree and ask him or her to empty the bathtub.”

“Oh, I understand,” said the man. “A normal person would use the bucket because it is bigger than the spoon or the teacup.”

“No,” answered the doctor, “A normal person would pull the plug. Do you want a bed near the window?”