A young mother was having a consultation with a doctor. As they
spoke, her Little Johnny could clearly be heard terrorizing the people
in the waiting room - yet she made no attempt to restrain him.
Soon they heard some clattering in an adjoining room, but still she
did nothing. Finally, after an extra-loud crash, the woman casually
told the doctor, "I hope you don't mind my Little Johnny playing in
"No, not at all," said the doctor calmly. "I'm sure he'll calm down as
soon as he finds the poison."