"HOW DID IT HAPPEN?" the doctor asked the middle-aged
farmhand as he set the man's broken leg.
"Well, doc, 25 years ago ..."
"Never mind the past. Tell me how you broke your leg this
"Like I was saying...25 years ago, when I first started
working on the farm, that night, right after I'd gone to bed, the
farmer's beautiful daughter came into my room. She asked me if
there was anything I wanted.
I said no, everything is fine. "Are you sure?", she asked.
"I'm sure, I said.
"Isn't there anything I can do for you?" she wanted to
know. "I reckon not" I replied ...
"Excuse me," said the doctor, "What does this story have to
do with your leg?"
"Well, this morning," the farmhand explained, "when it dawned
on me what she meant, I fell off the roof!"