Mark was a successful lawyer, but as he got older he was increasingly hampered by incredible headaches. When his career and love life started to suffer, he sought medical help. After being referred from one specialist to another, he finally came across an old country doctor who solved the problem.
“The good news is I can cure your headaches… the bad news is that it will require castration.” You have a very rare condition which causes your testicles to press up against the base of your spine and the pressure creates one hell of a headache. The only way to relieve the pressure is to remove the testicles.”
Mark was shocked and depressed. He wondered if he had anything to live for. He couldn’t concentrate long enough to answer, but decided he had no choice but to go under the knife. When he left the hospital he was without a headache for the first time in 20 years, but he felt like he was missing an important part of himself.
As he walked down the street, he realized that he felt like a different person. He could make a new beginning and live a new life. He saw a men’s clothing store and thought, “that’s what I need .. a new suit.” He entered the shop and told the salesman, “I’d like a new suit.” The elderly tailor eyed him briefly and said, “Let’s see… size 42 long.” Mark laughed, “That’s right, how did you know?” “Been in business 60 years!” Mark tried on the suit. It fit perfectly. As Mark admired himself in the mirror, the salesman asked, “how about a new shirt?” Mark thought for a moment and then said “sure…” The salesman eyed Mark and said “let’s see…34 sleeves and…16 and a half neck.” Mark was surprised, “that’s right, how did you know?” “Been in the business 60 years” Mark tried one the shirt, and it fit perfectly. As Mark adjusted the collar in the mirror, the salesman asked “how about some new shoes?” Mark was on a roll and said “sure!”
The salesman eyed Mark’s feet and said “Let’s see… 10-1/2…E.” Mark said astonished, “that’s right, how did you know?” “Been in business 60 years!” Mark tried on the shoes and they fit perfectly. Mark walked comfortably around the shop and the salesman asked “how about some new underwear?”Mark thought for a second and said, “sure!” The salesman stepped back, eyed Mark’s waist and said “Let’s see… size 36.”
Mark laughed, “Ah ha! I got you I’ve worn a size 34 since I was 18 years old.” “The salesman shook his head, “you can’t wear a size 34, it will press your testicles up against the base of your spine and give you one hell of a headache.”
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